Governance

Strategic Advisory Board (SAB)

This Board defines and guides the vision, strategy and expectations of the institute so that its full potential is realized. The Board is accountable for:

  • Promoting partnerships that enhance the potential for the institute’s success
  • Alignment and effective working relationships with the Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the University of Calgary (UofC) that lead to shared success
  • The success of the institute’s director 
  • The community reflecting pride and confidence in the institute
  • Ensuring the evaluation of programs such that they meet the highest international standards

The Strategic Advisory Board members:

  • Marilyn McCaig - Chair of SAB, appointed by Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone/UofC
  • Gerald Zamponi - Appointee of the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
  • Tracy Wasylak - Appointee of AHS
  • Paul MacMullan - Division Chief of Orthopaedics or Division Chief of Rheumatology
  • Nicholas Mohtadi - Member appointed by the AHS and the UofC
  • Ian Robinson - Representing the Chair of the Alberta Bone Joint and Joint Health Institute
  • Diana Mulherin - Member of the Community Partner Advisory Committee
  • Terry Owen - Community Representative 
  • Steven Boyd - McCaig Institute Director (as a non-voting member)
  • Karin Lienhard-  Ex-Officio member  

Executive Council

The Executive Council is the primary governance Council of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health (MIBJH). It has a primary fiduciary responsibility to the Dean of the Cumming School of Medicine to carry out an efficient and judicious implementation and maintenance of the Strategic and Business Plans of the MIBJH.

  • Steven Boyd, Chair
  • Cheryl Barnabe
  • Brent Edwards
  • David Hart
  • Kevin Hildebrand
  • Roman Krawetz
  • Karin Lienhard
  • Marilyn McCaig
  • Paul Salo
  • MTC Co-chairs

Research Committee

The Research Committee is a standing committee in the Executive Council of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health (MIBJH) and provides oversight of research activities at the MIBJH. It has a primary fiduciary responsibility to the Executive Council of the MIBJH to support and promote basic and clinical science in line with the Strategic and Business Plans of the MIBJH.

  • Paul Salo, Chair
  • Steven Boyd
  • Leigh Gabel
  • Vincent Gabriel
  • Benedikt Hallgrimsson
  • David Hart
  • Glen Hazlewood
  • Roman Krawetz
  • John Matyas
  • Ganesh Swamy

HQP Committee

The McCaig Institute HQP Sub-committee represents represent HQP within the McCaig Institute, voicing views and concerns of the HQP constituency to the McCaig leadership through the McCaig Education Committee, and advising on HQP training, development, and community

  • Daniel Young, Chair
  • Kiran Dhiman
  • Inelda Gjata
  • Gillian Currie
  • Kent Paulson
  • Dragana Ponjevic
  • Carolina Salazar 

McCaig Education Committee

The McCaig Education Committee (MEC) is a standing committee in the Executive Council of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health (MIBJH) and provides support for trainees and highly qualified professional (HQP) staff.

  • Roman Krawetz, Chair
  • Antoine Dufour
  • Ranita Manocha
  • Sarah Manske
  • John Matyas
  • Holly Sparks
  • Marinka Twilt
  • MTC Co-Chairs
  • HQP Chair

McCaig Trainee Committee (MTC)

The McCaig Institute Trainee Committee (MTC) is composed of a broad range of trainees from across the McCaig Institute at the Masters, PhD, and Post-Doctoral Fellow level whose mandate is to foster a sense of community among McCaig Institute trainees, enhance their training experience within the Institute, and represent the interests of trainees within the McCaig Institute. 

  • Karys Hildebrand
  • Kurt Hildebrand
  • Aria Ahadzadeh Ardebili
  • Beth Barretto
  • Annie Bugbird
  • Kirsten Bott
  • Jessica Corpuz
  • Cassidy Da Silva
  • Manmeet Dhiman
  • Anjali Kapilan
  • Oyinda Oduba
  • Haochen (Frank) Sun
  • Isabella Vandergaag
  • Colton Unger