Advisors

We have advisory councils and committees that provide guidance on the future directions of the Ontario Brain Institute.   These include the Science Advisory Council, Industry Advisory Council, International Evaluation Advisory Committee, Brain-CODE Advisory Committee, and Analytics Advisory Commitee. 

Science Advisory Council

Industry Advisory Council

  • Todd Vienneau (President)

    Director, Medical, Regulatory & Quality, Insulet Canada
  • Lisa Wilcox

    Regional Director, Medical Affairs, Pfizer Canada Inc.
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  • Doron Sagman

    Vice President, Research and Development, Eli Lilly
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  • Pat Horgan

    Vice President, Manufacturing and Development, Smarter Planet, Smarter Planet, IBM
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  • John Andrews

    President and Chief Scientific Officer, Neuraxon Inc.
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  • Genevieve Lavertu

    Director, Legal, Scientific Affairs and Business Development, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.
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  • Anne Vivian-Scott

    President and CEO, BKIN Technologies
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  • Cynthia Stewart

    Manager, Academic Partnerships, GE Healthcare
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  • Alison McLean

    Country Business Manager, Nestle Healthcare
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  • Amyn Sayani

    Director, Research and Development Alliances, GlaxoSmithKline
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Evaluation

We build evaluation into all aspects of our work. It isn't enough to simply think we are having an impact, we need to know it.

Our Evaluation International Advisory Committee advises OBI on developments in the field of evaluation research, initiatives that may contribute to the goals of OBI, and where fruitful collaborations can be developed. 

International Evaluation Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Martin Buxton

    Brunel University
  • Dr. Anne-Marie Engel

    Lundbeck Foundation
  • Dr. Anas El Turabi

    Harvard University
  • Dr. Kathryn Graham

    Alberta Innovates
  • Dr. Gary Teare

    Saskatchewan Health Quality Council

Brain-CODE Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Rodrigo Lopez

    Web Production, European Bioinformatics Institute
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  • Dr. Charles Peck

    Neuroinformatics Consultant, Chief Scientist, Neuromentix
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  • Dr. Ann Cavoukian

    Executive Director, Institute for Privacy and Big Data, Ryerson University
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  • Dr. Debra Grant

    ‎Director of Health Policy, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
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  • Dr. Sean Hill

    Scientific Director, International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility, Karolinska Insitute
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Analytics Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Gary Bader

    Associate Professor at the Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto
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  • Dr. Patrick Martin

    Director of the Database Systems Lab, Queen’s University
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  • Dr. Vince Calhoun

    Executive Science Officer and Director, Image Analysis and MR Research, The Mind Research Network
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  • Dr. Marni Freeman

    Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Medical Division, GlaxoSmithKline
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  • Dr. Shai Ben-David

    Distinguished Professor, Provost Professor, Robert H. Shaffer Chair, Indiana Universit
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