Carolyn Gall TEST

Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation

Carolyn is the Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS). Carolyn joined CCS in June 2020 to oversee and direct all aspects of the knowledge-to-action cycle for the Canadian cardiovascular care community. The team she leads applies best/promising practices in developing comprehensive, long-term strategies for the dissemination and implementation of …

Carolyn Gall Casey

Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation

Carolyn is the Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS). Carolyn joined CCS in June 2020 to oversee and direct all aspects of the knowledge-to-action cycle for the Canadian cardiovascular care community. The team she leads applies best/promising practices in developing comprehensive, long-term strategies for the dissemination and implementation of …

Zoe Jordan

Executive Director of JBI

Professor Zoe Jordan is the Executive Director of JBI (formerly the Joanna Briggs Institute). She has been working in the field of evidence-based healthcare for more than 20 years and has a passion for supporting the use of high-quality evidence to inform decisions at the point of care. She has published and presented widely and …

Shamara Baidoobonso

Health and Wellness, Government of Prince Edward Island

Shamara Baidoobonso, PhD, is the Provincial Epidemiologist for Prince Edward Island. She provides leadership, and scientific and strategic direction to the Chief Public Health Office and Department of Health and Wellness on matters related to health data, health surveillance, and health research. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Community Health …

Wasifa Zarin

Research Manager

Wasifa Zarin (MPH) is the research manager of the SPOR Evidence Alliance and is located at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. She holds a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. She has a strong interest in the science of …

Sabrina Chaudhry

Lead Research Coordinator

Sabrina Chaudhry (MPH) is the lead research coordinator with the SPOR Evidence Alliance. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Saskatchewan. She has experience in systematic reviews, scoping reviews, clinical trials research, and quantitative data analysis. She has an interest in health systems strengthening, and health policy. Sabrina supports the …

Sinit Michael

Lead Research Assistant

Sinit Michael (HBSc) is the lead research assistant for the Central Support Office of the SPOR Evidence Alliance. She holds an Honours Bachelors in Science degree from the University of Toronto. She has experience working with various research teams at the Knowledge Translation and the Centre of Urban Solutions department at St. Michael’s Hospital, in …

JoAnne Mosel

Patient Partner, CHILD-BRIGHT Network

Subsequent to a 3 year term at a national accounting firm, JoAnne worked as an analyst in the public/private sector. The diagnosis of her child’s rare disorder led to a career pivot; doing so allowed for the time to engage with similarly diagnosed families and to watch (painfully slow) scientific discovery unfold over the years. …

Shelley Vanderhout

University of Ottawa

Shelley Vanderhout is a registered dietitian and PhD candidate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. Shelley trained as a dietitian at the Hospital for Sick Children and undertook her Masters and PhD degrees with TARGet Kids!, a primary care research network focused on early life exposures and health outcomes across …

Meghan Sebastianski

Alberta SPOR Support Unit KTP

Dr. Meghan Sebastianski (BSc, MPH, PhD) is the Program Coordinator for Knowledge Synthesis with the Alberta Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) SUPPORT Unit Knowledge Translation platform. Her research interests focus on bridging the gap between individual research studies and health practice. Dr. Sebastianski undertook her doctoral studies at the University of Alberta focusing on clinical …