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Research Ethics Board Committee (REB)

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Leadership and Operations

research_services_headshots2022_douglas_sinclair Dr. Douglas Sinclair
Interim Vice President Research and Innovation
 iwk research placesetter headshot Lisa Boutilier
Executive Assistant, VP Research and Innovation
(902) 470-6958

Kathleen Leadon
Director, Research Operations
(902) 499-3706

 headshots2021_sylvia_tremblay Sylvia Tremblay
Assistant to the Director, Research Operations
(902) 499-3706
 yasmin ali headshot Yasmin Ali
Manager, Research Operations
(902) 237- 8678
 megan_lamb2022.png Megan Lamb
Research Operations Specialist
(902) 324-3169

Pre Award

 iwk research placesetter headshot Robin Gauthier
Lead, Program Development

 iwk research placesetter headshot To Be Announced
Coordinator, Programs and Support Services
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Joann Mallett 
Research Contracts Administrator
(902) 222-1649

 research_services_headshots2019_efe_oyeyemi Efe Oyeyemi
Lead Contracts Administrator
(902) 266-3794

Kayla Vaillancourt
Research Contracts Administrator
(902) 397-4106

Post Award

 mike barr headshot Mike Barr
Business Controller, Research
(902) 219-1475
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Yvonne Cake
Research Finance Officer
(902) 943-6417


Muhammad Arslan Ijaz
Research Business Support
(902) 943-9469

Research Ethics

 jill hatchette headshot Jill Hatchette
Consulting Scientist, Lead for Education & Ethics
(902) 471-3972
 joanne street headshot Joanne Street
Coordinator, Research Ethics Board
(902) 476-3523
 research_services_headshots2019_mira_nicola Mira Nicola
Administrative Assistant, REB
(902) 478-5096


 kelly brophy headshot Kelly Brophy
Research Facilities Coordinator
(902) 225-0362

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Contact Us

IWK Health Research Services
5850/5980 University Ave
PO Box 9700
Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8

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