Faculty of Medicine

Christiaan van Netten, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Environmental toxicology, aircraft air quality, radon, indoor air quality, occupational health

Dr. Mahyar Etminan, PharmD, MSc

Dr. Mahyar Etminan, PharmD, MSc

Associate Professor

Drug Safety, Pharmacoepidemiology, Adverse Drug Reaction, COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy, Epidemiology,

Stefka Marinova-Todd, EdD

Associate Professor

Bilingualism, second language acquisition, language development, literacy, ELL children, children at risk of language difficulties, language abilities of bilingual children with autism (ASD)

Andrea Reid, MSc

Andrea Reid, MSc


Rehabilitation, sports medicine, orthopaedics

Richard Lester, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Infectious diseases, HIV, AIDS, mHealth (M-Health), global health, innate immunity

Joseph Ragaz, MD

Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology

Breast cancer, population trends and control, breast cancer incidence, mortality trends in China versus Canada, hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer, molecular testing (signatures) of human malignancies – and its practical use

Linda Li

Linda Li


Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair in Arthritis

Arthritis, knowledge translation, implementation science, health services research, medical help-seeking, e-health, lifestyle interventions, physical activity, patient engagement in research

Dr. Li’s research centers on improving the care for people with arthritis and empowering patient self-care. Her work focuses on the integration of online, mobile, and wearable tools in health care. Examples of her work include the use of interactive decision aids for improving communication between patients and health professionals, and the use of wearables and apps to personalized physical activity levels for patients. Dr. Li’s work in knowledge translation has also led to new studies on the benefits of engaging patients as partners in the full spectrum of research process.

Dr. Mariana Brussoni, PhD

Dr. Mariana Brussoni, PhD


Child development, children’s outdoor play and risky play, parent and educator perspectives of risk, design of child-friendly neighbourhoods

Deborah Money, BSc, MD, FRCSC

Executive Vice-Dean

Infection and pregnancy, HPV vaccine and cervical cancer prevention, HIV in women, HIV in pregnancy

Prof. Michael Lee, Reg. OT, CPRRP

Prof. Michael Lee, Reg. OT, CPRRP

Professor of Teaching

Associate Head of Educational Affairs

youth mental health, adult mental health, campus mental health, university student wellbeing, higher education teaching and mental health, psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery, inclusive education, simulated clinical skill education,

Michael Klein

Emeritus Professor of Family Practice and Pediatrics

Maternity and newborn care, meta-analysis, pediatrics, family practice

Kendall Ho, MD

Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine

Director, eHealth Strategy Office

eHealth, knowledge translation, educational research, continuing professional development, interprofessional education, evidence informed policy, eLearning, global eHealth

Jason Kur

Clinical Assistant Professor

Rheumatology, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Spondyloarthropathy, Models of Care in Rheumatology / Specialist Medicine

Michael Koehle, PhD


Division of Sport & Exercise Medicine

Department of Family Practice

Sport Medicine, Exercise Physiology, Altitude, Air Pollution, Anti-Doping, Exercise

Matthew J. Farrer, PhD

Professor of Medical Genetics

Senior Scientist, Brain Research Centre

Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonism, movement disorders, genetics, neuroscience, brain, neuron, biology, bioinformatics, neurodegeneration, neurology



Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Vice Dean, Education

Geriatrics, geriatric medicine, acute care for older people, hospital medicine, frailty, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, quality improvement in medicine, medical education,

Ingrid Söchting

Clinical Assistant Professor

Common mental health problems, anxiety, depression, psychological trauma, psychotherapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, group cognitive behaviour therapy, panic attacks, mental illness

Martin Guhn, PhD

Assistant Professor

Wellbeing of children and youth, social determinants of developmental health, social and cultural community and neighborhood effects on child development, music and emotion

Brian Warriner, MD

Clinical Professor

All aspects of anesthesia practice – drugs, effects, monitoring, pharmacology, physiology, respiratory function, cardiac function, operative assessment, anesthesia for different disease processes, airway management, addiction in anesthetists, opioids, fentanyl

Elizabeth Taylor, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Infertility, reproductive health, in-vitro fertilization (IVF), gynecology, surgery