Scientific Leadership Committee

The Scientific Leadership Committee develops and implements the scientific strategic direction of the MSSU to support the conduct of patient-oriented research addressing Maritime health priorities. 

Current Members

  • Dr. David Anderson – MSSU Nominated Principal Investigator; Dean of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Dr. Mathieu Bélanger – MSSU Science Lead (Moncton); Directeur de la recherche, Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick; Professeur agrégé, Département de médecine de famille, Université de Sherbrooke; Épidémiologiste, Réseau de santé Vitalité
  • Dr. Janet Curran – MSSU Knowledge Translation (KT) Science Lead; Clinician Scientist, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, IWK Health Centre; Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Marina Hamilton – MSSU Director
  • Dr. Jill Hayden – MSSU Nova Scotia Science Lead; Associate Professor, Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University; Affiliate Scientist, Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • Dr. Jurgen Krause – MSSU Principal Investigator (PEI); Professor, Faculty of Business and Director, Centre for Health and Community Research, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Dr. Mary-Ann MacSwain – Research Manager, Centre for Health and Community Research, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Dr. Ted McDonald – MSSU Principal Investigator (NB); Director, NB Institute for Research, Data and Training
  • Dr. Anthony Reiman – MSSU Science Lead (Saint John); Canadian Cancer Society Research Chair, University of New Brunswick
  • Dr. Sam Stewart – Assistant Professor, Medical Informatics and Director, Health Data Nova Scotia (HDNS), Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University
  • Dr. Robin Urquhart – MSSU Patient Engagement (PE) Science Lead; Associate Professor and Ramia Scientist, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University