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Board of Directors


Dr. Gary Polonsky Don Caddo Robert Paterson

Dr. Gary Polonsky

Board Chair

Chair of the Board, Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute

Founding President, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Former President, Red River College and Durham College

Don Caddo                   FCA


Former President, Caddo Consulting

Former Chair of the Board, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Robert Paterson       OStJ, KLJ, LLD(Hon)


Director, Great Lakes Pilotage Authority

Chair and Director, Goderich Elevators Ltd.


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Jean Bartkowiak

Chief Executive Officer, TBRRI

President and CEO, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre




Dr. Louis Siminovitch PhD, DSc, CC, FRSC, FRS

Former Director, Biological Research, Ontario Cancer Institute

Former Department Head, Medical Genetics, University of Toronto

Former Chief of Genetics, Hospital for Sick Children

Former Director of Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute 

Dr. Michael Julius     PhD

Vice President of Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Immunology and Medical Biophysics Professor, University of Toronto

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Dr. Moira McPherson PhD

Acting Provost and Vice President (Academic), Deputy Provost, Lakehead University

Member / Undergraduate Dean Representative, Quality Council of Ontario



Dr. Aldéa Landry      PhD, CM, PC, QC

President, Landal Inc. Consulting Firm, Moncton, NB

Vice-President, Diversis Inc. Consulting Firm, NB

Board Director, THe Shaw Group Ltd., NB

Former Director, Bank of Canada

Former Deputy Premier of New Brunswick

Mr. Keith Jobbit

Lawyer, Shaffer Jobbitt Law Firm

Former Chair of the Board, Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute

Former Chair of the Board, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre


Mr. Thomas G. Kehoe 

Director, Institutional Trading, GMP Securities, Toronto, ON

Mr. Steve Chackowicz

Executive Vice-President, Aspect Imaging, Toronto, ON

Former Vice-President, Sales and Business Development, VisualSonics, Toronto, ON

Founder and Former Vice-President, Visible Genetics, Toronto, ON   




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