Our Board Members

Paul Shipley, Ph.D.

Paul Shipley, Ph.D.

President

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia

Krista Coventry, M.Sc.

Krista Coventry, M.Sc.

Vice President

PhD Candidate
University of Guelph, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Guelph, Ontario
Director of Regulatory Services (East)
Source Nutraceutical Inc.

Pamela Ovadje, Ph.D.

Pamela Ovadje, Ph.D.

Secretary

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario

Brendan Walshe-Roussel, Ph.D.

Brendan Walshe-Roussel, Ph.D.

Treasurer

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology,
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry,
Western University
London, Ontario

Steffany Bennett, Ph.D.

Steffany Bennett, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology (BMI), Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

Photo by Jonathan Ferrier on behalf of the CIHR Team in Aboriginal Antidiabetic Medicine

Paula Brown, Ph.D.

Paula Brown, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Canada Research Chair in Phytoanalytics and Director of Natural Health and Food Products Research Group
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby, British Columbia

Bob Chapman, Ph.D.

Bob Chapman, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Program Lead
Institute for Nutrisciences and Health, National Research Council of Canada
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

 

Stephen Ewart, Ph.D.

Stephen Ewart, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Managing Director
Novaceutics Consulting
Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Emma Guns, Ph.D.

Emma Guns, Ph.D.

Past President and Director at Large

Senior Scientist
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Associate Professor
Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Cory Harris, Ph.D.

Cory Harris, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

Hanif Jamal, M.D.

Hanif Jamal, M.D.

Director at Large

Executive Health Physician
Cleveland Clinic Canada
Toronto, Ontario

Shelley King

Shelley King

Director at Large

CEO
Natural Products Canada
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

 

Gary Leong

Gary Leong

Director at Large

Chief Science Office
Aphira
Leamington, Ontario

Ed Lui, Ph.D.

Ed Lui, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University
London, Ontario

Yuan-Chun Ma, Ph.D.

Yuan-Chun Ma, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Founder and CEO
Canadian Phytopharmaceuticals Corp.
Richmond, British Columbia

 

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia

Satya Prakash, Ph.D.

Satya Prakash, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Professor
Biomedical Engineering, University of McGill
Montreal, Quebec

 

Paul A. Spagnuolo, Ph.D.

Paul A. Spagnuolo, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario

Non-voting Board Members

Branka Barl, Ph.D.

Industrial Technology Advisor
IRAP West – Edmonton Centre,
National Research Council of Canada
Edmonton, Alberta

Connie Kehler

Executive Director
Herb, Spice, and Specialty Agriculture Association
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Len Monheit

President and Editor
NPIcenter
Colorado

Jin-Qi Zeng, Ph.D.

Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate, Health Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

 

Past Presidents

Siyaram Pandey, Ph.D.

Siyaram Pandey, Ph.D.

Past President

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario

Emma Guns, Ph.D.

Emma Guns, Ph.D.

Past President

Senior Scientist
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Associate Professor
Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Past President

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia