Leadership Team

John Kelton, MD
John Kelton, MD

Executive Director

Paul O'Byrne, MD
Paul O'Byrne, MD

Dean and Vice-President,
Faculty of Health Sciences

Mark Crowther, MD, MSc
Mark Crowther, MD, MSc

Chair, Department of Medicine



Faculty & Staff

Sarrah Lal, MBA
Sarrah Lal, MBA

Assistant Professor

Anna Korol, PhD
Anna Korol, PhD

Assistant Professor

Michelle Czerwinski, MSc
Michelle Czerwinski, MSc

Manager, Finance & Administration

Leigh Wilson, PhD
Leigh Wilson, PhD

Project Development
Management

Meaghan Duffy
Meaghan Duffy

Event & Experience Coordinator

Raquel Whitwell
Raquel Whitwell

Executive Assistant to John Kelton

Mallory Brown
Mallory Brown

Senior Assistant to John Kelton

Colleen Scourfield
Colleen Scourfield

Administrative Assistant



Advisors

Each year, MGDII Health ICE selects a variable group of individuals to become advisors to complement the activities of the initiative. Each of these advisors help to focus and prioritize the projects for Health ICE. On behalf of the Michael G. DeGroote Initiative for Innovation and Healthcare, the Michael G. DeGroote Health Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship, and the Faculty of Health Sciences we thank each of these individuals for the contributions to this initiative.

Current Advisors

2019-2020

Michael Hartmann, PhD, MBA, MA
Michael Hartmann, PhD, MBA, MA

Professor, Human Resource Management, DeGroote School of Business
Principal, The Directors College
Executive Director, EMBA in Digital Transformation
Co-Director of Health Leadership Academy

Interests: Executive leadership, innovation and design thinking

Jeremy Hirota, PhD
Jeremy Hirota, PhD

Assistant Professor, Respirology, Department of Medicine
Founder, Hiropharm Therapeutics

Interests: Respiratory mucosal immunology, chronic respiratory diseases

Andrew McArthur, PhD
Andrew McArthur, PhD

Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences
Director, Biomedical Discovery & Commercialization Program

Interests: Bioinformatics, functional genomics, computational biology

Colin McDonald, PhD
Colin McDonald, PhD

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Engineering 1 Program

Interests: Engineering education, biomechanics, musculoskeletal imaging

John Preston, PhD
John Preston, PhD

Professor, Engineering Physics
NSERC Create Program in Photovoltaics
Associate Dean, Research & External Relations

Interests: Pulsed laser deposition, self-assembly of epitaxial nanostructures

Sheila Singh, MD, PhD
Sheila Singh, MD, PhD

Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Surgery
Principal Investigator, Stem Cell & Cancer Research Institute
Director, Surgeon-Scientist Program

Interests: Developmental neurobiology, stem cells in brain tumours

Past Advisors

2018-2019

Brandon AubieGoran CalicFraser EdwardsPamela ElmhirstMichael HartmannJeremy HirotaFran LasowskiGail MartinAndrew McArthurJohn PrestonLeyla SoleymaniMary-Kay Whittaker


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