OICR leadership

Laszlo Radvanyi

Laszlo Radvanyi, PhD

President and Scientific Director

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Christine Williams

Christine Williams, PhD

Deputy Director and Head, Clinical Translation

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Lincoln Stein

Lincoln Stein, MD, PhD

Head, Adaptive Oncology

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Rima Al-awar

Rima Al-awar, PhD

Head, Therapeutic Innovation and Drug Discovery

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Jeanette Dias D'Souza

Jeanette Dias D’Souza, CPA, CA, ICD.D

Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer

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OICR executive advisors

Michele Noble

Michele Noble, MBA

Executive Advisor

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Peter Goodhand

Peter Goodhand

CEO, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH)

Board of Directors

Tom Closson, BASc, MBA (Chair)

Former President and CEO: University Health Network, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Ontario Hospital Association, Capital Health Region

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Jason Berman, MD

CEO and Scientific Director, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute
Vice President Research, CHEO

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Sharon M. Chandler, BA

Former Chief Operations Officer, Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan

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Janice Deakin, PhD

Former Provost and Vice President, Academic, Western University

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Kevin Empey, CPA

Former President and CEO, Lakeridge Health

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Dennis Giokas

Chief Information Officer, MedChart & Former Chief Technology Officer, Canada Health Infoway

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Vivek Goel, MD

Vice President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives, University of Toronto

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Wendy Kelley, JD

Chief Legal Officer, People Corporation

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Ken Lawless, MSc

President and CEO, Epitope Capital Corp. & CEO, BioDiesel Reactor Technologies Inc.

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Dale Lawr, CPA

Former Chief Risk Officer, Infrastructure Ontario

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Ken Newport, CPA

Chair, BioCanRx

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Morag Park, PhD

Director, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre

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Geoffrey Porter, MD

Professor of Surgery, Ramia Chair in Surgical Oncology, Dalhousie University

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Dawn Powell, MSc

President, Dawn M. Powell Appraisals

Michael Sherar, PhD

President and CEO, Cancer Care Ontario

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Bradly G. Wouters, PhD

Executive Vice President, Science and Research, University Health Network

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Scientific Advisory Board

Todd R. Golub, MD (Co-chair)

  • Core Institute Member, Chief Scientific Officer and Director of the Cancer Program, Broad Institute

Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FASCO (Co-chair)

  • Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, American Society of Clinical Oncology

François Bénard, MD

  • Professor and BC Leadership Chair in Functional Cancer Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia
  • Vice President Research, BC Cancer Agency

Ewan Birney, PhD

  • Director and Joint Head of Research and Senior Scientist, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

Sylvia K. Plevritis, PhD

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Data Science

Elaine R. Mardis, PhD

  • Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine
  • Co-Executive Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH

  • Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School