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Program Leadership
Applicants
Affiliation
Expertise
Role
Keith Fowke
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, CHS), U of Nairobi
HIV immunology and pathogenesis
Nominated PI, HIV/AIDS topic lead, Wpg Site lead, Basic Sci pillar (1) lead
Javier Mignone
U of Manitoba (Faculty of Human Ecology, CHS
Social/cultural determinant of Aboriginal health
Social science pillar (4) lead, Aboriginal health lead
Stephen Moses
Centre for Global Public Health, U of Manitoba
HIV epidemiology, HIV interventions, Global Health
Global Health topic lead, Bangalore Site lead
Lyle McKinnon
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, CHS), Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA)
HIV transmission and pathogenesis
Basic/Clinical science pillar lead
Other key Leadership
Joe Kaufert
U of Manitoba (Comm Health Sciences)
Research Ethics
Research Ethics lead
James Blanchard
Centre for Global Public Health U Man; St. John's
HIV interventions, Global Health
Global Health topic co-lead
Reynold Washington
St. John's Medical College (India), U of Manitoba
HIV intervention studies, global health, training programs
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Julius O. Oyugi
U of Nairobi, UNITID
HIV and TB
Kenya site leader
Carlos Rojas
Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia
Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology, HIV prevention
Colombia site leader and Pillar 3 mentor/instructor
Krishnamurthy Jayanna
U of Manitoba (CHS); Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT), Bangolare, India
Quality improvement with Centre for Global Public Health
India site lead, Pillar 4 mentor and instructor
Maryanne Crockett
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, Pediatrics)
pediatrics, international health
Clinical pillar (2) co-lead
Joshua Kimani
U of Nairobi, U of Manitoba (Med Micro)
HIV care, clinical trials
Pillar 2 and 3, Clinical trials lead, mentor/instructor
Lawrence Elliott
U of Manitoba (Comm Health Sciences, Med Micro)
HIV epidemiology, clinical care
Pillar 2 and 3, Epidemiology pillar co-lead
Marissa Becker
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, Internal Medicine)
HIV clinical care, international health
Clinical pillar (2) co-lead
Mentors/ Instructors
Ross Upshur
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
International Research Ethics
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Eric Meslin
Indiana University Center for Bioethics
International Research Ethics
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Catherine Cook
Centre for Aboriginal Health, U of Manitoba
Aboriginal Research and Training
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Kathi Avery Kinew
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
Health policy and First Nations Issues
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Michael Eze
University of Winnipeg Global Health College
Global Health, biochemistry
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Mike Drebot
Public Health Agency of Canada, U of Manitoba
Zoonotic infections
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Robbin Lindsay
Public Health Agency of Canada, U of Manitoba
Vectors in vector-born diseases
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
T. Blake Ball
Public Health Agency of Canada, U of Manitoba
HIV immunology
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Carole Beaudoin
Public Health Agency of Canada, U of Manitoba
HIV epidemiology
Pillar 3 mentor/instructor
Stephanie Booth
Public Health Agency of Canada, U of Manitoba
Prion/host interactions
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Walter Jaoko
U of Nairobi, Kenyan AIDS Vaccine Initiative
HIV vaccine trials, clinical trials
Pillar 2 mentor/instructor
Omu Anzala
U of Nairobi, Kenyan AIDS Vaccine Initiative
HIV vaccine trials, clinical trials, basic science
Pillar 1, 2 mentor/instructor
Elijah Maritim Songok
Kenyan Medical Research Institute, U of Mamitoba
HIV vaccine trials, HIV pathogenesis
Pillar 1, 3 mentor/instructor
Solomon Mpoke
Kenyan Medical Research Institute
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
B.M. Ramesh
Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT), India
HIV intervention studies, global health
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Sushena Reza-Paul
Emmanual Hospital Association, Mysore, India
HIV intervention studies, global health
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Maria Teresa Rugeles
Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia
Natural resistance to HIV and immunopathogenesis
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Joanne Embree
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, Pediatrics)
Vaccines and pediatric infectious disease
Pillar 2 mentor/instructor
Larry Gelmon
U of Manitoba (Med Micro), U of Nairobi
Program Evaluation, International Health Policy
Pillar 2, 4 mentor/instructor
Pam Orr
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, Internal Medicine)
Infectious Diseases, Aboriginal Health
Pillar 2, 4 mentor/instructor
Darryl Hoban
U of Manitoba (Med Micro)
Antimicrobial resistance
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
George Zhanel
U of Manitoba (Med Micro)
Antimicrobial resistance
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Xiaojian Yao
U of Manitoba (Med Micro)
HIV pathogenesis
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Xi Yang
U of Manitoba (Med Micro, Immunology)
Chlamydia infectious immunology
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Brenda Elias
U of Manitoba (CHS), Centre for Aborig Health Res
Aboriginal health research
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Sharon Bruce
U of Manitoba (Comm Health Sciences)
Medical anthropology
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Pat Martens
U of Manitoba (Comm Health Sciences)
Quantitative Research with Administrative Databases
Pillar 4 mentor/instructor
Jody Berry
CanGene Corp, U of Manitoba (Med Micro)
Commercialization, B cell biology
Pillar 1 mentor/instructor
Margaret Fast
National Collaborating Centre in Infectious Disease
Knowledge Translation
Pillar 2, 4 mentor/instructor
Chris Green
Prov of MB Veterinary Lab, U of Manitoba (CHS)
Geographic Information Systems
Pillar 3 mentor/instructor
Michael Williams
Ade and Company Patent Agents
Research commercialization
instructor
Darren Fast
Soltaris Consultants
Research commercialization
instructor
Linda Larcombe
Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba
Aboriginal Health
Pillar 1 Mentor/Instructor
Jude Uzonna
University of Manitoba (Immunology)
Host-pathogen interaction; Immunoparasitology; Immune-class regulation; immunologic memory
Pillar 1 Mentor/Instructor
Kevin Coombs
University of Manitoba(Med Micro, Proteomics, VP Research)
Emerging disease;influenza virus; molecular biology, anti virals, cellular pathogenesis
Pillar 1 Mentor/Instructor
Joyce Slater
University of Manitoba (CGPH, CHS)
Public health nutrition; Food systems; Program planning; Knowledge translation
Pillar 4 Mentor/Instructor
Sam Kung
University of Manitoba (Immunology)
Innate immunity, basic mechanisms that regulate activation or inactivation of dendritic cells and natural killer cells.
Pillar 1 Mentor/Instructor
Benson Estambale
U of Nairobi Institute of Tropical & Infect Disease
Global Health
Pillar 1,4 mentor/instructor
Lázaro A. Vélez G.
Research Group of Infectious Diseases, Universidad de Antioquia
Public Health and TB
Pillar 2 and 4 Mentor/Instructor
Robert Lorway
University of Manitoba (CGPH and Medical Microbiology)
Medical anothropology, HIV transmission within highly stigmatized communities of sexual minorities
Pillar 4 Mentor/Instructor
Darwyn Kolbasa
NAtional Microbiology Laboratory
Respiratory Virus Pathogenesis & Therapeutics
Pillar 1 Mentor/Instructor
Lisa Avery
Community Health Sciences University of Manitoba, WRHA (Obs/Gyn
Determinants of health and its impact on sexual and reproductive health
Pillar 2 and 4 Mentor/Instructor
Michelle Driedger
University of Manitoba (CHS)
Knowledge Translation, new and emerging risk issues broadly within the area of environment and public health, H1N1 pandemic
Pillar 4 Mentor/Instructor
Sergio Cristancho
Public, Universidad de Antioquia
Psychology and cultural determinants of health
Pillar 4 Mentor/Instructor
Shajy Isac
University of Manitoba (CHS)
Research, monitoring and evaluation for Centre for Global Public Health
Pillar 4 Mentor
Table Key:
Pillar 1
Basic Science
Pillar 2
U of Manitoba, St. John's Medical College (India)
Pillar 3
Cadham Prov Lab, U of Manitoba (MM, CHS)
Pillar 4
U of Manitoba (Faculty of Human Ecology, CHS)

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