Former Board Members

AllerGen thanks all those who have served previously on its Board of Directors, for their valuable contributions.

Former Board Chairs

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Howard Bergman, MD, FCFP, FRCPC

Chair, Dept. of Family Medicine; Professor of Family Medicine, Medicine and Oncology; the Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Professor of Geriatric Medicine, McGill University
Service as Chair: 2012-2016

Service as Board Member: 2010-2016

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scott-200Mr. Graham Scott

President, Graham Scott Strategies Inc.
Service as Chair: 2007-2012

Service as Board Member: 2006-2007

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lyttonMr. Lynton R. Wilson

Retired Chairman of BCE Inc. and of CAE Inc.
Service as Chair: 2005-2007[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle]

Former Board Vice-Chairs

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Mark-BisbyMark Bisby, DPhil

Independent Consultant; Advisor, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) and Brain Canada (Ottawa, ON)

Service as Vice-Chair: 2013-2016

Service as Board Member: 2008-2016

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Don-GreenDonald Green (deceased)

Chair and CEO, Greenfleet Ltd.
Service Vice-Chair: 2016-2019

Service as Board Member: 2014-2019[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Claude Roy” opened=”closed”]

Claude_RoyDr. Claude Roy (deceased)

Gastroenterologist and Professor Emeritus, Hôpital Ste-Justine
Service as Vice-Chair: 2009-2012

Service as Board Member: 2005-2009
Fondly remembering Dr. Claude Roy
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Former Board Members

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Tony_BaiDr. Tony Bai

Professor, Medicine, The University of British Columbia
Service as Board Member: 2007-2009[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Douglas Barber” opened=”closed”]

barberDouglas Barber

Distinguished Professor in Residence, McMaster University
Service as Board Member: 2005-2014

Read the reAction story on Dr. Barber’s retirement from the Board

[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”John Bienenstock” opened=”closed”]

bienenstock2010Dr. John Bienenstock

Professor, Medicine and Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University
Service as Board Member: 2006-2007[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Kazimierz Borkowski” opened=”closed”]

zbDr. Kazimierz Borkowski

Former Vice-President, Medical Affairs, AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
Service as Board Member: 2005-2008[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Christopher Carlsten” opened=”closed”]

Chris_CarlstenChristopher Carlsten, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, AstraZeneca Chair and Canada Research Chair in Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease, The University of British Columbia
Service as Board Member: 2016-2017

[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Glenna Carr” opened=”closed”]

Glenna Carr, ICD.D

President and CEO, Carr-Gordon Ltd.
Service as Board Member: 2012-2015[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Zave Chad” opened=”closed”]

chadDr. Zave Chad

Consultant
Service as Board Member: 2005-2012[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Deborah Danoff” opened=”closed”]

danoffDeborah Danoff, MD, FRCP(C), FACP

Adjunct Faculty, University of Ottawa and McGill University
Service as Board Member: 2007-2016[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Patrick Deane” opened=”closed”]

PatrickDeane2014Patrick Deane, PhD

President and Vice-Chancellor, McMaster University (Host Institution)
Service as Board Member: 2010-2019[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Judah Denburg” opened=”closed”]

Judah Denburg, MD, FRCP(C)

Scientific Director and CEO, AllerGen NCE Inc.
As Scientific Director of AllerGen, Dr. Denburg helps steer an innovative and inter-disciplinary research program. Dr. Denburg’s main research thrusts include examination of the mechanisms of allergic inflammation, with particular emphasis on hemopoietic cytokines and their role in activating the differentiation and recruitment of inflammatory cells such as eosinophils, basophils and mast cells.
Sector: Clinical/Academic
Service as Board Member: 2004-2020[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Charles Frankish” opened=”closed”]

Charles Frankish, MD, FRCP(C)

Treasurer, Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF); Allergist and Clinical Immunologist, Kanata Allergy Services
Dr. Frankish is an allergist and clinical immunologist at Kanata Allergy Services in Kanata, ON.
Sector: Clinical
Service as Board Member: 2012-2020[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=” Gail Gavreau” opened=”closed”]

GailGauvreauDr. Gail Gavreau

Associate Professor, Medicine, McMaster University
Service as Board Member: 2008-2010[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Peter George” opened=”closed”]

Peter-GeorgeDr. Peter George (deceased)

Former President, McMaster University
Service as Board Member: 2005-2010[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”John Gordon” opened=”closed”]

12-GordonDr. John Gordon

Professor, Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Service as Board Member: 2011-2013[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Richard Hegele” opened=”closed”]

Dr. Richard Hegelehegele

Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
Service as Board Member: 2012-2013[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Chaviva Hošek” opened=”closed”]

ChavivaDr. Chaviva Hošek

Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto
Service as Board Member: 2005-2009[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Tom Hudson” opened=”closed”]

profile_tom_hudsonDr. Tom Hudson

President & Scientific Director, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Service as Board Member: 2010-2012[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Gloria Jordana” opened=”closed”]

gjDr. Gloria Jordana (deceased)

Late Scientific Director, AstraZeneca Canada
Service as Board Member: 2008-2009[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Thomas Kierans” opened=”closed”]

thomas-kieransThomas Kierans

Chairman of the Board/Director, Xylitol Canada Inc
Service as Board Member: 2007-2009[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Eric Leith” opened=”closed”]

Eric-LeithDr. Eric Leith

Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Canada
Service as Board Member: 2005-2012[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Jean-François LePrince” opened=”closed”]

Jean-François LePrince

Managing Partner, CTI Life Sciences Fund
Mr. Leprince has over 30 years of experience with large pharmaceutical companies; he has overseen the largest R&D spending of any of the multinational pharmaceutical companies operating in Canada.
Sector: Private
Service as Board Member: 2012-2020
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lucasPaul Lucas

Chairman, Life Sciences Ontario
Service as Board Member: 2010-2013[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Mark Lundie” opened=”closed”]

Mark LundieMark Lundie, PhD

Director, Medical Affairs, Rare Diseases, Pfizer Canada Inc.
Service as Board Member: 2014-2016[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Janice MacKinnon” opened=”closed”]

MacKinnon_100x150Dr. Janice MacKinnon

Professor, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan
Service as Board Member: 2010-2012[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”John MacNaughton” opened=”closed”]

john-macnaughtonMr. John MacNaughton (deceased)

Late former Chair, Comprehensive Care International
Service as Board Member: 2005-2006[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Piush Mandhane” opened=”closed”]

Piush Mandhane, MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, University of Alberta
Service as Board Member: 2017[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Kelly McNagny” opened=”closed”]

12-McNagnyDr. Kelly McNagny

Professor, Medical Genetics, The University of British Columbia
Service as Board Member: 2010-2012[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Redwan Moqbel” opened=”closed”]

Dr.MoqbelDr. Redwan Moqbel (deceased)

Late Professor and Director, Pulmonary Research Group, University of Alberta
Service as Board Member: 2005-2006

Read AllerGen’s acknowledgement of Dr. Moqbel’s passing

[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Simon Pimstone” opened=”closed”]

Simon_PimstoneDr. Simon Pimstone

President and CEO, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Service as Board Member: 2005-2006[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Bernard Prigent” opened=”closed”]

prigent_bernardDr. Bernard Prigent

Former Vice President & Medical Director, Pfizer Canada Inc.
Service as Board Member: 2012-2013[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Donald Stark” opened=”closed”]

Donald Stark, MD, FRCP(C)

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of British Columbia
Dr. Stark was president of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology from 1990 to 1992 and was instrumental in setting up the Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation, serving as its first Chairman.
Sector: Clinical/Academic
Service as Board Member: 2012-2020
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Terry-Sullivan1Dr. Terry Sullivan

Chair, Board of Public Health Ontario
Service as Board Member: 2005-2006[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Aubrey Tingle” opened=”closed”]

Dr.-Aubrey-Tingle-200x300Dr. Aubrey Tingle

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, The University of British Columbia
Service as Board Member: 2005-2009[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Lorne Tyrrell” opened=”closed”]

Lorne Tyrrell, OC, AOE, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), FRSC, FCAHS

Distinguished University Professor and Director, LiKaShing Institute of Virology, University of Alberta
Dr. Tyrrell, an exceptional teacher, compassionate physician and accomplished researcher, has positioned the University of Alberta and Canada as a world leader in hepatitis research and treatment. He was awarded a Killam Prize in 2015.
Sector: Clinical/Academic
Service as Board Member: 2012-2020
[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Frank Viti” opened=”closed”]

vitiFrank Viti

President and CEO, Autism Speaks Canada
Service as Board Member: 2006-2009[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Harissios Vliagoftis” opened=”closed”]

harissios-vliagoftisHarissios Vliagoftis

Professor and Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
Service as Board Member: 2015-2016[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Russell Williams” opened=”closed”]

Russell Williams

Vice-President Government Relations and Public Policy, Diabetes Canada
Service as Board Member: 2017-2018
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Former Board Observers

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DAllanDiane Allan

Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program Officer
Service as Board Observer: 2005-2007[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Danielle Arsenault” opened=”closed”]

arsenaultDanielle Arsenault

Former Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program Officer
Service as Board Observer: 2007-2008[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Lisa Drouillard” opened=”closed”]

DrouillardLisa Drouillard

Former Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program Officer
Service as Board Observer: 2011-2014[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Laura Feldman” opened=”closed”]

Laura Feldman, MPHfeldman (observer)

President, ASNPN
Service as Board Observer: 2017-2019
[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Pascal Marchand” opened=”closed”]

Pascal Marchand (observer)

Program Manager, NCE Secretariat
Service as Board Observer: 2018-2020
[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Tia Moffat” opened=”closed”]

tmTia Moffat

Former Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program Officer
Service as Board Observer: 2008-2011, 2016-2018[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Jennifer Protudjer” opened=”closed”]

25-ProtudjerJennifer Protudjer

Former President, ASNPN
Service as Board Observer: 2009-2012[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Amrit Singh” opened=”closed”]

Amrit SinghAmirt

Former President, ASNPN
Service as Board Observer: 2015-2017[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle] [otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Lianne Soller” opened=”closed”]

Lianne Sollerlianne-soller

Former President, ASNPN
Service as Board Observer: 2012-2015[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle][otw_shortcode_content_toggle title=”Wendy Street” opened=”closed”]

Wendy_StreetWendy Street

Senior Program Manager, NCE Secretariat
Service as Board Observer: 2014-2016[/otw_shortcode_content_toggle]