MGH campus transformation

MGH’s campus transformation continues with major renovation work this winter and spring. Patients and visitors can expect to experience hallway closures and detours around the hospital. Read more here.

Research Ethics Board (REB) Membership

Current as of January 2023

Alanna Salpeter LLB, MA


Non-Scientific, Legal, Ethics, Privacy


Lorrie Hamilton RN, MHSc in Bioethics 

Clinical Bioethicist, Michael Garron Hospital

Non-Scientific, Ethics

Denise Layton RN, CCCN(c) 

Privacy Officer, Michael Garron Hospital


Ron Seto (Vice-chair) BSc.Phm., ACPR, RPh, MBA
Operations Manager, Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Michael Garron Hospital


Kristen Currie MA, CCRP

Manager, Research and Innovation

Michael Garron Hospital


Shaghayegh Rezaie (Chair) MD, CCFP 

Community Family Physician 


Laura Istanboulian MN-NP, PhD candidate

Nurse Practitioner Director, Michael Garron Hospital


(On leave)

Krista Holmes BA, MA, PhD

Director, Research & Innovation, George Brown College

Non-scientific, Community Member

Tamara Birkenheier LLB, CIC.C

Director, Legal Services and General Counsel, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Non-Scientific, Legal

Angel Wang RN BScN, MN, PhD Student

Corporate Professional Practice Leader, Michael Garron Hospital


Maria McDonald JD, MHSc in Bioethics 

Ethicist, Michael Garron Hospital and West Park Healthcare Centre

Non-Scientific, Ethics, Legal, Privacy


Derek Eng JD

Informatics Privacy & Security, Senior Lead, Ontario Brain Institute

Non-Scientific, Privacy, Legal


Denis Keimakh BSc, MSc

Community Representative


Heba Roble

Community Representative


Vicky Young P. Eng., PhD

Project Manager, Michael Garron Hospital


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