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International Centre for Surgical Safety

St. Michael's Hospital

​​Marc Settino (MBA) is currently a Research Program Manager at St. Michael's Hospital, working with the International Center for Surgical Safety. Marc is an experienced project manager and creative thinker with 9+ years of research & health care experience. Marc has a unique skill set with an educational background in business, technology, sustainability, and health. His interests lie at the interplay between research and business.

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Marc Settino

Research Program Manager

​​Dr. Armstrong has a background in examining how judgments and decision processes can lead to decision error from a cognitive neuroscience perspective. She has used a variety of neuroscience techniques to study the cognitive processes that underlie behaviour, and her postdoctoral work involves studying the neural activity of the surgeon that underpins error during real surgeries using mobile EEG equipment. She also plays a supportive role for the International Centre for Surgical Safety research trainees to streamline research output.

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Dr. Bonnie Armstrong

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Lauren's current research uses data captured from the operating room to improve patient and staff safety in Vascular Surgery.Her research has reached an international audience, with publications in major journals including JAMA Surgery and the New England Journal of Medicine and presentations at multiple national and international conferences. She has also been recognized in awards such as the Royal College Robert Maudsley Fellowship, Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery's John L Provan Award, and CGS Banting and Best Doctoral Award.

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Dr. Lauren Gordon

PhD Student and Associate Researcher

LKS-CHART

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St. Michael's Hospital

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GlaxoSmithKline

Manager for the Data Science and Advanced Analytics team at Unity Health Toronto. Ha considerable experience managing the operations of data science projects involving advanced analytics and the development of high-intensity compute environments. Plays a critical role in strategic planning, coordinating day-to-day activities of the DSAA team and advancing a leading data analytics and compute platform that will advance timely, data-driven care for UHT patients

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Michaelia Young

Manager

Mr. Menezes is someone who believes outcome not Output is the focus and that having a strong purpose is essential to find/create a career of value & enjoyment. He studied Molecular Biology & Chemistry in his undergrad, started a company at 21 and got accepted into a highly competitive rotational program with GSK.

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Sean Menezes

Product Manager

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Ryerson BMS

Teaching Interests: Molecular biology; cell biology; biochemistry; cancer; experimental design.​

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Teaching Interests: Medical microbiology, host-pathogen interactions, the microbiome in health and disease.​

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Teaching Interests: Biochemistry; cell biology; molecular biology; molecular basis of disease; metabolism; cancer; molecular machinery.​

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Dr. Sara Sabatinos

Dr. Joseph Mcphee

Dr. Costin Antanescu

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

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iBEST

​The Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology (iBEST) is a partnership between Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital that brings together Ryerson’s engineering and science strengths with St. Michael’s biomedical research and clinical expertise to translate research concepts into testable healthcare solutions. iBEST’s access to biomedical, technological and clinical expertise allows its members and partners to identify challenges and rapidly pilot, modify and introduce biomedical discoveries and inventions to improve health.

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Imran Sheikh

Coordinator

She is a specialty dentist with MS Biomaterials and is pursuing Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering at Ryerson University. She aspires to work in the fields of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering to solve clinically relevant problems.

Malvika Nagrath

PhD Student/Specialty Dentist

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Ryerson

BME

​Dr. Sussman is a biomedical engineer and scientist who specializes in developing and clinically using non-invasive 3-dimensional imaging of the human fetus using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Her lab develops new MR sequences to image fetal anatomy and physiology, physical phantoms (models) for accelerating sequence development, and AI algorithms for accurately and automatically segmenting and classifying images and diseases. 

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Dr. Dafna Sussman

Assistant Professor

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Ryerson

Maternal-Fetal

Imaging Lab

Doshina is currently pursuing her M.Eng degree at Ryerson for Biomedical Engineering. She did her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Honours Biology. Currently, she is working on a masters project with the Maternal-Fetal Imaging Lab and specifically trying to create a mock amniotic fluid that will help to image fetal growth and development in a 3D model.

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Doshina Naila

Graduate Student Researcher

The MFI Laboratory specializes in the engineering and clinical applications of advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging to facilitate understanding of fetal development and maternal-fetal physiology. Our on-going research includes automatic image segmentation, imaging fetal glucose metabolism, amniotic fluid MR Spectroscopy, and fetal phantom synthesis. As a graduate student, my work relates to creating an anthropomorphic fetal phantom of the gross body and the brain, which simulate the imaging properties of the corresponding tissues.

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Eunyoung Cho

Graduate Student Researcher

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St. Michael's

Hospital

​Gurpreet Lakhanpal is a Project Manager with the Clinical Trial Unit of the Applied Health Research Centre (AHRC) at St. Michael’s Hospital, part of the newly formed Unity Health Toronto network. In this role, she project manages day-to-day operations of the T1ME Trial, an innovative and pragmatic clinical trial bringing virtual healthcare and support mechanisms to people living with type 1 diabetes. Prior to this role, Gurpreet worked in a research capacity in leading Toronto academic hospitals (SickKids, Mount Sinai Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) and the CRO start-up, Ozmosis Research Inc.

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Gurpreet Lakhanpal

Clinical Research Project Manager

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Baycrest

Hospital

Grace is currently an Innovation Partner at Baycrest, a leading organization for aging and senior care. In her role, she liaises and collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders on projects in different areas around the campus. Prior experience includes working at a health tech incubator at St. Michael’s Hospital, the Biomedical Zone, in academia at The Michener Institute, and clinical practice in diagnostic nuclear medicine. Grace is also a member of the CAMRT’s Research Grant Committee.

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Grace Chung

Innovation Partner

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Retispec

​Eliav Shaked is the CEO of RetiSpec, a medical imaging company developing a tool for the early and accurate detection of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in the eye. Their goal is to enable widespread early detection of Alzheimer’s disease with accessible and scalable screening.

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Eliav Shaked

CEO and Founder

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Cyclica

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Resili

​Morgan is the CEO and Founder of Resili, a leading app for family caregivers, specializing in mental health and resilience support. As CEO, he has raised funds, scaled teams and products, and sold into multinational companies. Their first product, the Resili app, gives family and friends the support they need as they care for a loved one with an illness. He began his journey as a Founder after personally supporting a partner through mental illness, developing anxiety and depression himself, and guiding them both through recovery. Prior to founding Resili, Morgan studied at Ivey Business School and worked across Canada in Human Capital, People Operations, and Strategy.

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Morgan Rosenberg

CEO

9+ years of research training with strong scientific background and knowledge in therapeutic areas of Immunology, Autoimmunity, and Neuroscience. 3+ years of experience in customer-facing roles in the biotechnology and healthcare industries. currently works at Cyclica, a Toronto-based, globally recognized biotechnology company that leverages artificial intelligence and computational biophysics to reshape the drug discovery process.

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Linda Zhao

Strategic Partnerships Manager

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Ryerson

University

Partnership Specialist with Ryerson University FEAS. Expert in labour market trends, career coaching, establishing and building long term trusting relationships with employers and sponsors, and identifying opportunities for employers and staff to advance. 

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Ashton Jila

Co-op Internship Program - Partnership Specialist

The MedTech Talent Accelerator is a training program funded by NSERC CREATE supplying the Canadian Medical Technology sector with industry-ready talent. The program provides industry-training to highly skilled graduate students in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Physics, Computer Science, and Other related fields

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Mary Susan Thomson

MedTech Talent Accelerator - Program Manager