Missing: Laura Targownik, Harminder Singh, Jean Eric Ghia, Jenny Guillero, Rochelle Castillo and Cindy Dudar

Meet our multidisciplinary team, click individual links for short biographies:

Director

Charles N. Bernstein, M.D., FRCPC

Research Coordinators
Diane McAlpine, RN
Melony Ivekovic, Advanced BA
Kelcie Witges, BHSc, MSc
Banke Oketola, BSc, MSc
Terri Jeanson, MLT
Gia Ly Jackson, MSc
Jessica Steer, BA (Hons)
Shelby Anderson, BA (Hons)
Sydney Chochinov, BSc

Research Analysts
Aruni Tennakoon, MSc
Casandra Dolovich, MSc

Clinical Research Dietitian
Kathy Vagianos, RD, MSc

Research Trainees
Evan Elias, M.D., Resident
James Stone, M.D., Resident
Andrea Kulyk, M.D., Resident
Jessica Forbes, PhD, Post-Doctoral Student
Samuel Su, M.D., Resident
Namarik Alenezy, Resident 
Mariam Narous, Resident


Clinic Nurses
Rochelle Castillo, RN
Cherise Kellas, RN

Administrative Assistants
Emma Shaw
Jenny Guillero
Sheryl Lajom
Kim Armitt
Gastroenterologists
Michael Cantor, M.D., FRCPC
Harminder Singh, M.D., FRCPC
Alexandra Ilnyckyj, M.D., FRCPC
Dana Moffat, M.D., FRCPC
Wael El-Matary, M.D., FRCPC
Jennifer Griffin, M.D.
Gerard Coneys, MD
Seth Shaffer, M.D., M.S.

Manitoba Nutrition Program
Donald Duerksen, M.D., FRCPC

Research Scientists
Lisa Lix, PhD
William Leslie, MSc, M.D., FRCPC
Jean-Eric Ghia, PhD
Geoffrey Nguyen, M.D., PhD
Zoann Nugent, PhD
Gayle Restall, PhD
Pingzhao Hu, PhD
Ruth Ann Marrie, M.D., PhD
Gary Van Domselaar, PhD
Jitender Sareen, M.D., FRCPC
Lyle Mckinnon, PhD
Laura Targownik, M.D., MHS, FRCPC
Jennifer Kornelsen, PhD
Deanna Santer, PhD
Meaghan Jones, PhD
Heather Armstrong, PhDMED


Research Clinical Psychologists
Lesley Graff, PhD
Trish Furer, PhD
Maia Kredentser, PhD
Renée El-Gabalawy, PhD

Epidemiology & Outcomes
James F. Blanchard, M.D., PhD
Julia Witt, PhD
Leigh Anne Shafer, PhD

Laboratory Coordinator
Michael Sargent