CCNA’s Research Executive Committee (REC) evolved from the Steering Committee that developed the CCNA grant application in 2013-2014. The REC is composed of: The Scientific Director (Chair), Leaders and Associate Leaders of the three CCNA Themes, Leaders of the four Cross-Cutting Programs, and one representative for the eight CCNA Platforms.


howard

Howard Chertkow, MD, FRCPC, CAHS

Bloomfield Centre for Research in Aging, Lady Davis Institute

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec



Rylett


Jane Rylett, PhD

Robarts Research Institute

Western University

London, Ontario




David Hogan, MD

Hotchkiss Brain Institute

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta




Sandra Black, MA, MD

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario



Mario

Mario Masellis, MSc, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario



Rockwood

Ken Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, FRCP

Faculty of Medicine

Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia



McGilton


Kathy McGilton, RN, PhD

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-UHN

Faculty of Nursing

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario




Mary Tierney, C.Psych, PhD

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario




Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC

McGill Center for Studies in Aging, Douglas Hospital

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec



Feldman


Howard Feldman, MD, FRCPC

Medicine, Division of Neurology

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C.



The main functions of the REC include:

  • Setting research priorities
  • Policy strategy and decisions
  • Relationships with CCNA Partners
  • Annual review of Teams’ progress
  • Coordination of activities among CCNA research themes
  • Deciding funding, including use, allocation of shared resources, and approval of budgets