The Team


Sharon Straus
Sharon Straus
Director, Knowledge Translation Program

Dr. Sharon Straus, Director of Knowledge Translation Program

Dr. Sharon E. Straus (MD, FRCPC, MSc) is a geriatrician and clinical epidemiologist who trained at the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford.  She is the Director of the Knowledge Translation Program and Physician-in-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital.  She holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation (KT) and Quality of Care, has been awarded more than $50 million in peer-reviewed grants in the past 10 years, and has published >400 peer-reviewed publications. Read More.

Andrea Tricco
Andrea Tricco
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Areti - Angeliki Veroniki (Argie)
Areti-Angeliki Veroniki
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Christine (Tina) Fahim
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Danielle Kasperavicius
Research Manager, TIES
Jamie Boyd
Research Manager, Wellness Hub
Jennifer Watt
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Kim Ibarra
Director, Program Development & Research Operations
Lisa Puchalski Ritchie
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Marie-Claire Conlin
Research Program Manager, Knowledge Synthesis Team
Wasifa Zarin
Research Manager, SPOR Evidence Alliance

Affiliate Scientists

Stefan Baral
Professor at JHU


Carole Lunny
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Larissa Shamseer
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Our Team

Allworth, PatriciaAdministrative Assistant
Ally, MuhamadResearch Coordinator II
Amog, KrystleResearch Assistant II
Aziz, AngelikaResearch Assistant I
Bach, VanessaResearch Assistant I
Baddeliyanage, Richelle V.Research Assistant II
Barker, BronwynResearch Assistant II
Beckett, Robyn J.Research Coordinator II
Boyd, JamieResearch Program Manager
Chandraraj, ArthanaResearch Coordinator I
Chaudhry, SabrinaResearch Coordinator II
Cheema, SidraResearch Assistant I
Chicoine, GabriellePost-Doctoral Fellow (PDF)
Chiu, ChristinaResearch Assistant I
Co, Jacqueline SallyResearch Assistant I
Comilang, JessicaAdmin Assistant – Director
Conlin, Marie-ClaireResearch Program Manager
Cooper, JeanetteResearch Coordinator II
Cortinovis, DanielaResearch Program Manager
Daniel, RaymondLibrary Technician
Danok, LamesResearch Coordinator I
Davenport Huyer, Larkin H.Research Coordinator I
Davoudi, AryanResearch Coordinator I
De Matas, FatiahWeb/Graphic Designer
Deshpande, SarahResearch Assistant I
Di Michele, MadelineWeb/Graphic Designer
Doria, NicolePost-Doctoral Fellow (PDF)
Dourka, JasmeenResearch Coordinator I
Fahim, ChristineScientist
Firman, JessicaResearch Coordinator I
Flaherty, DavidResearch Coordinator I
Gamble, Kathleen J.Research Coordinator I
Gapare, ClaireResearch Coordinator II
Garad, Yasmin HayatResearch Coordinator II
Gauthier, SkylerResearch Assistant I
Ghassemi, Marco (Mehrdad)Research Coordinator III
Grubac, VanjaResearch Coordinator III
Gruppuso, VincenzaResearch Coordinator II
Guliyeva, KamillaJunior Data Science Specialist Health Economist
Harris, Charmalee K.Research Coordinator II
Hassan, MohamedResearch Coordinator I
Ibarra, KimDirector, Program Development and Research Operations
Jimenez, Andrea G.Developer
Kadri, ZeestResearch Coordinator I
Kasperavicius, Danielle A.Research Program Manager
Kaur, BrahmleenResearch Assistant I
Khan, Paul A.Research Coordinator III
Lai, Yonda Y.Research Coordinator I
Lajante, Mame-AwaResearch Coordinator I
Lee, Taehoon (Tom)Research Coordinator I
MacDonald, HeatherResearch Coordinator III
Mak, Megan S.Developer
Manea, AndreeaResearch Assistant I
Marquez, Wai Yi (Christine)Research Coordinator III
Marsot-Shiffman, Leah A.Research Assistant I
Masucci, LisaResearch Coordinator III
Mehling, ChristineResearch Coordinator I
Mercer, RebeccaResearch Coordinator II
Mishra, SujataJunior Data Science Specialist Health Economist
Mrazovac, AnaResearch Coordinator I
Neupane, DipikaResearch Coordinator I
Ninan, KiranResearch Assistant II 
Nincic, VeraResearch Coordinator II
Odunuga, TemiResearch Assistant I
Pak, NeginResearch Assistant I
Patel, AnjaliResearch Coordinator II
Pearson Sharpe, JaneResearch Assistant II
Pham, Ba D.Research Coordinator III
Plett, DonnaJunior Data Specialist
Pratt, JoshuaResearch Assistant II
Puchalski Ritchie, LisaScientist
Quinn De Launay, KeeliaResearch Coordinator II
Robson, Reid C.Research Coordinator III
Sabagh-Yazdi, FatemehResearch Coordinator III
Saleem, ShahtajResearch Assistant II
Shamseer, LarissaPost-Doctoral Fellow (PDF)
Silveira, Kyle R.Research Coordinator I
Somani, NadiaResearch Assistant I
Somji, ImranResearch Apps Supp Spec
Soobiah, CharleneResearch Coordinator III
Sowa, MkeilaKRSS Summer Student
Sreetharan, SharmilaResearch Coordinator I
Stein, Sherry L.Research Coordinator I
Storey, Meghan E.Research Coordinator II
Sun, KevinKRSS Summer Student
Sweet, SierraResearch Assistant I
Tahmo, NancyResearch Data Analyst
Theivendrampillai, SuvabnaResearch Assistant I
Thirugnanasampanthar, Sai SurabiResearch Coordinator II
Tricco, AndreaScientist
Veroniki, Argie (Areti-Angeliki)Scientist
Warren, RachelResearch Assistant II
Watt, JennScientist
Xia, Alison (Mengdan)Senior Research Financial Analyst
Zarin, WasifaResearch Program Manager