Lakehead University Research Ethics Board
2016/2017 Members

Lakehead University's REB membership complies with Article 6.4 of the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS2) and includes the following members:

Minimum of six full time faculty members who have expertise in relevant research disciplines, fields and methodologies covered by the REB:

Neelam Khaper (NOSM)
Lisa Korteweg (Faculty of Education)
Vicki Kristman (Department of Health Sciences)
Alex Lawson (Faculty of Education)
Paolo Sanzo (School of Kinesiology)
Michael Wesner (Psychology)

Minimum of two community members who have no affiliation with the institution but are recruited from the communities served by Lakehead University with preference that one of the community members be of Aboriginal origin:

Katherine Gillespie-Slobojan
Michelle Symanyk-Mace

One member with knowledge in the area of ethics.  This can be someone who has a teaching or research specialization in ethics, or someone who has had extensive experience in the area of research ethics:

Lori Chambers (Department of Women's Studies) - CHAIR

One full time faculty member whose research involves Aboriginal people:

Florin Pendea (Interdisciplinary Studies, Orillia Campus)

A minimum of one member with a biomedical background:

Dr. Sanjoy Gupta

One member knowledgeable in the relevant law (but the member should not be Lakehead University's legal counsel or risk manager):

Karen Drake (Faculty of Law) - Vice Chair