Institutes model review: External Working Group

The mandate of the External Working Group is to review the structure, role, policies, budgetary framework and slate of Institutes pertaining to their capacity to effectively respond to current and emerging health research challenges and to take advantage of national and international scientific opportunities to optimally deliver on CIHR’s mandate.

Terms of Reference


Dr. Karen Dodds
Assistant Deputy Minister
Science & Technology Branch
Environment Canada

Mr. Vincent Dumez
Director, Faculty Office of Patient Partner Expertise
Faculty of Medicine
Université de Montréal

Dr. David Lynn
Director, Strategic Planning & Policy
Wellcome Trust

Dr. Jacques Magnan
Senior Scientific Lead
Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Ms. Sue Paish
Chief Executive Officer
Lifelabs Inc

Dr. Gilles Patry
President and CEO
Canada Foundation for Innovation

Mr. Yves Savoie
President and CEO
MS Society of Canada

Dr. Lawrence Tabak
Principal Deputy Director
National Institutes of Health

Ms. Leslee Thompson
President and CEO
Kingston General Hospital and Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario

Dr. Luc Vinet
Former Rector
Université de Montréal

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