We have advisory councils and committees that provide guidance on the future directions of the Ontario Brain Institute. These include the Science Advisory Council, Industry Advisory Council, International Evaluation Advisory Committee, Brain-CODE Advisory Committee, and Analytics Advisory Committee.

Science Advisory Council

Industry Advisory Council

  • Todd Vienneau (President)

    Director, Medical, Regulatory & Quality, Insulet Canada
  • John Andrews

    President and Chief Scientific Officer, Neuraxon Inc.
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  • Allen Lalonde

    Sr. Executive, IBM Canada Innovation & Director, IBM Canada Research & Development Centre, IBM Canada Ltd.
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  • Genevieve Lavertu

    Director, Legal, Scientific Affairs and Business Development, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.
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  • Alison McLean

    Country Business Manager, Nestle Healthcare
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  • Doron Sagman

    Vice President, Research and Development, Eli Lilly
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  • Amyn Sayani

    Director, Research and Development Alliances, GlaxoSmithKline
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  • Cynthia Stewart

    Manager, Academic Partnerships, GE Healthcare
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  • Anne Vivian-Scott

    President and CEO, BKIN Technologies
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  • Lisa Wilcox

    Regional Director, Medical Affairs, Pfizer Canada Inc.
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We build evaluation into all aspects of our work. It isn't enough to simply think we are having an impact, we need to know it.

Our Evaluation International Advisory Committee advises OBI on developments in the field of evaluation research, initiatives that may contribute to the goals of OBI, and where fruitful collaborations can be developed.

International Outreach Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Martin Buxton

    Brunel University
  • Dr. Anas El Turabi

    McKinsey & Company
  • Dr. Kathryn Graham

    Alberta Innovates
  • Brenda Flaherty

    The Change Foundation
  • Richard Ellenson

  • Dr. Cara Altimus

    Milken Institute

Brain-CODE Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Ann Cavoukian

    Executive Director, Privacy By Design Centre of Excellence, Ryerson University
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  • Dr. Sean Hill

    Director, Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
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  • Dr. Rodrigo Lopez

    Web Production, European Bioinformatics Institute
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  • Dr. John Mattison

    Assistant Medical Director & Chief Medical Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente
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  • Dr. Charles Peck

    Neuroinformatics Consultant, Chief Scientist, Neuromentix
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Analytics Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Gary Bader

    Associate Professor at the Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto
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  • Dr. Vince Calhoun

    Executive Science Officer and Director, Image Analysis and MR Research, The Mind Research Network
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  • Dr. Marni Freeman

    Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Medical Division, GlaxoSmithKline
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  • Darrell Johnson

    Vice President Data Science - Business Solutions, Medtronic
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  • Dr. Stinus Lindgreen

    Bioinformatics Specialist, Lundbeck
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  • Dr. Patrick Martin

    Director of the Database Systems Lab, Queen’s University
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  • Dr. Daniel Zikovitz

    Sr. Solutions Architect, GE Healthcare
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