Ad hoc working group of Governing Council (GC) on CIHR’s Institutes

The ‘Ad hoc working group on CIHR’s Institutes’ is a working group of Governing Council created to support Governing Council in delivering on its fiduciary responsibilities as they relate to matters of CIHR’s Institutes outlined within the CIHR Act, associated commitments of CIHR’s 2021-2031 Strategic Plan, and the work associated with the Institute Model Review. The Ad hoc working group on CIHR’s Institutes offers foresight, insight, intelligence, and vision to inform and advise on matters related to CIHR’s Institutes.


Brianne Kent
Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University

Brenda Andrews
University Professor
Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
Department of Molecular Genetics
University of Toronto

Nancy Edwards
Professor Emerita and Distinguished University Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa

Nada Jabado
Senior Scientist, RI-MUHC, Glen site
Child Health and Human Development Program
Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Professor of Pediatrics
Montreal Children’s Hospital
McGill University Health Centre

Michael Strong
President, CIHR
Ex-officio, non-voting member

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