Research Advisory Committee

The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) provides strategic advice and makes recommendations to the Research Manitoba Board on research-related and peer review opportunities and activities. The membership of RAC should reflect the broad experience with research in the health, natural and social sciences, engineering, and the humanities in Manitoba.

Here is a list of our RAC members:

Chair: Dr. Nicole Rosen, Professor, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Manitoba, Canada Research Chair in Language Interactions

Dr. Paul Alexandre, Professional Associate III (equivalent of Associate Professor), Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Brandon University

Dr. Judy Anderson, Head/Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba

Dr. Katrin Atnikov, Assistant Professor, Department of Science, Faculty of Arts, Business and Science, University College of the North

Dr. Danny Blair, Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, The University of Winnipeg

Dr. Allison Dart, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Dr. Heather Duncan, Associate Vice-President Research and Dean of Education, Brandon University

Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia, Associate Professor, Departments of Immunology & Internal Medicine (Section of Gastroenterology), Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Mr. Robert Hastings, CEO, West Canitest R&D Inc (WestCaRD)

Mr. Ray Hoemsen, President & Managing Director, Nexus Manitoba

Dr. Michelle Lobchuck, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Manitoba Research Chair in Caregiver Communication

Dr. Tara Giller, Manager, Engagement Science, Symend

Dr. Simon Potter, Director, Research Partnerships and Innovation, Red River College

Dr. Nancy Stewart, Senior Scientific Manager, GVI Clinical Development Solutions

Ex-officio members (non-voting)

Mr. Luis Escobar, Research Manitoba Board Representative

Dr. Rashid Ahmed, Research Manitoba Board Representative