Canada Research Chairs (Tier 1 and Tier 2)

Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs are awarded to researchers that have been recognized by their peers as outstanding leaders in their fields.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are awarded to excellent emerging researchers, who have been recognized by their peers as having potential to lead in their field.

Congratulations to the following WCHRI members who have received this prestigious honour:

Last Name First Name(s) Tier Chair title
Alexander Todd 2 Canada Research Chair in Renal Epithelial Transport Physiology
Bagshaw Sean 2 Canada Research Chair in Critical Care Nephrology
Beaulieu Christian 1
Canada Research Chair in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Micro-structure
Berry Tanya 2 Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity Promotion
Bhavsar Amit 2 Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomic Medicine
Bourque Stephane 2 Canada Research Chair in Developmental and Integrative Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Cao Bo 2 Canada Research Chair in Computational Psychiatry
Dacks Joel 2 Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Cell Biology
Davidge Sandra T. 1 Canada Research Chair in Maternal and Perinatal Cardiovascular Health
Dyck Jason  1 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Medicine
Field Catherine J 1 Canada Research Chair in Human Nutrition and Metabolism
Glover Mark J. N.  2 Canada Research Chair in Structural Molecular Biology
Grace Andre 1 Canada Research Chair in Sexual and Gender Minority Studies
Hartling Lisa 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Synthesis and Translation
Hegadoren Kathy 2 Canada Research Chair in Stress-related Disorders in Women
Hobman Tom 1 Canada Research Chair in RNA Viruses and Host Interactions 
Hubbard Basil 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Therapeutics
Hughes Sarah 2 Canada Research Chair in Cell Adhesion and Proliferation
Le Chris X. 1 Canada Research Chair in Bio-Analytical Technology and Environmental Health 
Marchant David 2 Canada Research Chair in Viral Pathogenesis
Oudit Gavin 2 Canada Research Chair in Heart Failure
Pabayo Roman 2 Canada Research Chair in Social Environment and Health Among Children
Pituskin Edith 2 Canada Research Chair in Chronicity
Power Christopher 1 Canada Research Chair in Neurological Infection and Immunity
Richard Caroline 2 Canada Research Chair in Nutritional Immunology
Scott Shannon 2 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation in Children’s Health
Shmulevitz Maya 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology and Oncotherapy
Tan Qiumin 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Genetics of Human Disease
Ussher John R 2 Canada Research Chair in Pharmacotherapy of Energy Metabolism in Obesity
Voronova Anastassia 2 Canada Research Chair in Neural Stem Cell Biology
West Lori J. 1 Canada Research Chair in Cardiac Transplantation 
Willing Benjamin 2 Canada Research Chair in Microbiology of Nutrigenomics

updated August 2020

Did we miss anyone? Please contact WCHRI communications if you know of a member who should be included.