Research Executive Committee

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.

Dr. Howard Chetkow

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

Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, FRCP
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

 

McGilton

Katherine McGilton, RN, PhD
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-UHN
Faculty of Nursing
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

 

Feldman

Howard Feldman, MD, FRCPC
Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegenerative Research, School of Medicine
UC San Diego, San Diego, California
Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Michael Borrie, MB ChB, FRCPC, CCPC
Aging, Brain and Memory Clinic
St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute
London, Ontario

 

 


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