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Our People

The heart of our Department are the staff, faculty and learners who spend each day working to make a positive impact on people’s lives locally, nationally and globally.

Everyone brings unique credentials, interests, academic focuses, expertise, life and professional experiences to our team. We are extremely proud of how this diversity allows us to approach our collective mandate and goals with creativity, openness and a focus on innovation.

We invite you to explore the staff and faculty directories to learn more about the members of our team. As a community-focused academic organization, we also invite you to contact any member of our team who you would like to partner with on research, health care, community development and educational initiatives.

If this is a team you want to be part of, please visit the Join Us section to learn more.

Please note that contact information is shared for academic consultation and collaboration and is not to be used for communication related to patient care.  Thank you.

People Listing

Eileen Abbey

BSc Hons (Chemistry), RN, RM

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Laura Lea Abbott

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Nagy Abdel Malak

MD, CCFP, FCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Mona Abdel-Fattah

Assistant Clinical Professor

Maher Abdel-Malak

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Peter Abdelmalak

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Ken Abrahim

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Krzysztof Adamczyk

BSc 4-year Honours (Major- Applied Computer Science)

Information Technology Manager

Shiva Adel

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Gina Agarwal

MBBS (UK), PHD (Epidemiology), MRCGP (UK), CCFP, FCFP, Dip. CAPM

Professor; McMaster Family Medicine Levitt Scholar; Director, Vulnerable Individuals in Primary Care (VIP) Research Lab; Principal Investigator, McMaster Community Paramedicine Research Team

Ausma Ahmed

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Maha Al-Halimi

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Mohamed Alarakhia

BSc(Hons), MD, CCFP, MSc

Faculty Digital Health and Innovation Lead, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Waterloo Regional Campus, Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), McMaster University

Craig Albrecht

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Humaira Ali

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Kaleigh Alkenbrack

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Cheryl Allaby

BHSc(PT), MD, CCFP (COE), FCFP

Assistant Professor

Babak Allie

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Ellen Amster

Ph.D

Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Associate Professor

Peter Anderson

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Ricardo Angeles

MPH, MHPEd, PhD

Research Associate, Assistant Professor (Part Time)

Chandra Anokye

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Adeela Arooj

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Anne Aubé

BSc, MD, CCFP

Department of Family Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor

Jennifer Aylward

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Brian Bacchus

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Gurjit Bajwa

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Alison Baker

MSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Assessment Director, Assistant Clinical Professor

Katelyn Baker

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sharon Bal

BSc MD CCFP FCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor, Preclerkship Coordinator (WRC)

Nirosha Balakumar

MPhil, BAH

EDI & Anti-Racism Partner

Olga Baleca

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Emily Ballantyne

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Krysta Barclay

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Martha Bauer

Craig Bauman

D.C.

Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor

Erin Beaulieu

RD, MPH

Manager, Knowledge Translation and Strategic Communications

Amanda Bell

BArtsSc, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP

Associate Clinical Professor; Regional Assistant Dean, Niagara Regional Campus

Gregory Beller

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Lina Beltrano

Education Associate

Lara Bernstein

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Jill Berridge

BA (Hons) PE, BHSc (Hons) PT

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Monica Bertolo

MD, CCFP, FCFP, Diploma Practical Dermatology

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Ezzat Beshay

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Charlotte Blackmore

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Claire Bodkin

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Mark Bonta

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Monica Borkar

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Mary Boulos

Clinic Administrative Assistant, Student

Alyssa Boyd

MD, CCFP, FCFP (PC)

Associate Clinical Professor

Hugh Boyd

MD, CCFP(COE)

Part time Adjunct Clinical Professor

Keyna Bracken

BSc., MD, CCFP, FCFP

Associate Professor, Chair Pre-Clerkship Undergraduate Medical Program, Department Family Medicine Faculty Development Director

Alyssa Bridel

College Diploma in Health Office Administration

Medical Secretery II - Patient Services, MFP

Rebecca Brown

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sam Buma

Education Program Associate

Mary Jo Calarco

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Adriana Cappelletti

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Pam Carlson

BSc, MD, CCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Tracey Carr

RN, BScN, MBA

Executive Director

Phil Carriere

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Alice Cavanagh

Lina Chakrabarty

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Martin Chasen

MBChB, FCP(SA), MPhil(Pall Med)

Clinical Professor

Ijaz Chaudhry

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Aakriti Chawla

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Kiran Cherla

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Yeshale Chetty

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Stephen Chin

BArtsSc MD CCFP FCFP SFHM

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

John Chong

MD BASc MSc FRCPC FACPM ARCT

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Director Musicians' Clinics of Canada

Angela Chu

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Rebecca Clark

BSc MSc

Research Assistant

Fiona Clarke

BASc., MD, CCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor, Adjunct

Megan Collie

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sarah Collier

Team Member - People, Culture & Wellness

Rhonda Collins

MD, CCFP(COE), FCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor, Adjunct

Lauren Columbus

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Matthew Cooke

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sandra Costa

BA

Family Medicine, administrative

Laura Cousineau

BSc, MA, BEd

Education Operations Coordinator

David Cranmer

MD, CCFP, FCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Ryan Cross

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Beth Currie

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Janis Dalacker

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Anthony Davies

MBBS, MSc, CCFP (AM) (FPA), DCAPM, DipABLM

Assistant Clinical Professor

Amie Davis

CCFP

Postgraduate Curriculum Director, Maternity Centre Director

Mara Dempsey

Research Assistant

Santino DePetrillo

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Karen desTombe

Research Assistant

Julia Di Giovanni

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Whitney Dillon

HBSc, CCFP, DipPDerm

Adjunct Professor, Niagara Regional Campus

Heather Dixon

HBSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Kevin Junghwan Dong

MD, CCFP-EM

Assistant Clinical Professor

Jackie Droogers

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Bongi Dube

Administrative Assistant

Megan Dunbar Knowles

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Erica DunstanGaren

Natasha Eardley

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Eric Earl

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Samantha Earl

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

David Eden

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Daniel Edgcumbe

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Dale Edwards

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Aveksha Ellaurie

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Asiana Elma

MSc eHealth

Research Coordinator

Kristin Engeland

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Penny English

BScN, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Sarah Evans (Mullen)

Clinical Education Associate

Christopher Fairgrieve

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Noah Farber

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Shauna Ferguson

Senior Education Program Associate

Kimberly Fernandes

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Urslin Fevrier-Thomas

Katelyn Fisher

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Jessica Fong

MD, CCFP

Hospital Medicine Education Lead, Etobicoke General Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Adjunct

Nancy Fowler

MD, CCFP, FCFP

Associate Professor

Joseph Fraelic

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Grace Franchetto

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Ben Fregeau

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Jennifer Frendo

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Lisa Frey

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Jennifer Frid

Clinical Operations Site Coordinator

Estella Froese

Senior Education Program Associate

Patricia Froese

MD, CCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Meagan Furnivall

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Chelsea Futers

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Patrick Galange

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Erin Gallagher

BHSc, MD, CCFP (PC), MPH

Assistant Professor

Jason Gallagher

Lorrie Gallant

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Michael Gallea

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Heather Gamble

Department of family medicine

John Michael Gamble

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Derek Gateman

B Eng Sci, MD, CCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Fikre Germa

MD ,CCFP(EM) ,FCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Bridgette Gerson

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Antoine Ghaly

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Bassam Gholam

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sue Giavedoni

Senior Education Program Associate

Christine Gignac

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Christine Gignac

BScN, RN(EC), PHCNP

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Mike Gilbert

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Ashlinder Gill

MSc

Research Coordinator

Smitha Giridhar

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Clara Godoy Rico

Medical secretary certificate

Administration -medical secretary

Matthew Goodmurphy

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Nadine Graham

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Lawrence Grierson

PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine (DFM); Assistant Dean, Health Sciences Education Graduate Program (HSED); Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation, and Theory (MERIT)

Carol Griffin

Financial Coordinator (II), Finance Team

Carly Griffith

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Amanda Grubb

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Andrea Gubert

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Dale Guenter

MD, MPH, CCFP, FCFP

Professor

Cristiane Guidoreni

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Patricia Habran-Dietrich

BA

Administrative Assistant

Abe Hafid

BA, MPH

Statistical Analyst at the Department of Family Medicine

Tiffany Haidon

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Hasif Hakim

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Julie Hall

SSW

Brampton Site Senior Education Program Associate

Rachael Halligan

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Heidi Hallman

Site Associate - KW and Area Program

Erich Hanel

MB BAO, BCh, MSc, ABFM, CAC(EM)

Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine

Nick Harrower

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Janice Harvey

MD, CCFP (SEM), FCFP, Dip. Sport Med.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Nancy Hemrica

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Lynn Hendrick

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Shayna Henry

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Julia Heyens

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Karennaon'we - Karen Hill

MD, CCFP, B.A. B.Ed. Adult Ed., LPN

Assistant Professor, Indigenous Health Lead

Certina Ho

BScPhm, MISt, MEd, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Vivian Ho

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Molly Hockin

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Elleana Hoekstra

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Michelle Howard

BA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Associate Professor

Tina Hu

MD, CCFP, MSc

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Johnny Huang

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Michele Hudson

Medical Secretary II

Department of Family Medicine, Medical Secretary II

Ruben Hummelen

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Melissa Hymers

Education Program Associate

Natalie Illingworth

CPA/CGA, BAccS

Finance Manager

Gabrielle Inglis

MD, MMSc, CCFP

Assistant Professor

Bounmy Inthavong

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Renisha Irutharayanathan

Ahmed Jakda

MD MBA CCFP (PC)

Assistant Professor

Divyanshi Jalan

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Dried Jamal

CCFP Dip(PEM)Edin

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Alex Jiang

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sheryl Johnston

Administrative Coordinator (Medical)

Anu Joneja

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Kristen Jorgenson

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Stephanie Kafie

BHSc(H), MD, CCFP (COE)

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Navot Kantor

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Emmanuel Kanu

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Hassanali Kapasi

BA, MD, CCFP (EM, FPA)

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Aditya Karnik

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Stefan Kegel

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Mary Keith

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Peter Keizer

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Katrina Kent

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Atiemo Kessie

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Romesa Khalid

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Obaidullah Khan

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Kamran Khani

Palliative Care Student

Sean Sumeet Khanna

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Kimberlee Killman

Medical Secretary

Department of Family Medicine, Medical Secretary

Sarah Kinzie

BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Associate Professor

Jessica Klunder

Senior Education Program Associate

Nicole Knibb

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Dimitar Kolev

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Fiona Kouyoumdjian

MD, MPH, PhD, FCFP, FRCPC

Assistant Professor

Rob Koziarski

MD, MPH, CCFP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Rohini Kumar

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Craig Kung

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Cassandra Kuyvenhoven

PhD

Research Coordinator

Sushma Lachmansingh

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Jordan Lafranier

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Katarina Lakovic

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Jim Lamontagne

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Beverly Langlois

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Pearl Lau

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Joseph Lee

MD, CCFP, FCFP, MClSc(FM)

Associate Clinical Professor

Linda Lee

MD, CCFP(COE), FCFP, MClSc

Associate Clinical Professor

Misan Lee

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Michael Lee-Poy

MD, CCFP, FCFP, MClSc(FM)

Associate Clinical Professor, InQuiry Curriculum Coordinator

Jennifer Lennox

Manager, Faculty Relations & Strategic Initiatives

Diana Leone-Filice

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Miriam Lermer

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Michelle Lewington

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Laura Lewis

Administrative Assistant, Faculty Relations

Yuefang Liu

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Amanda Lo

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Sneha Lohan

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Balal Lone

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Danielle Longfield

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Steven Ma

MSc, BSc

Knowledge Translation Specialist

Erika Maaskant

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)