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Research Administration

The Department is supported by a centralized group of individuals that help us run efficient, effective and high-quality research projects.

Dee Mangin, our Associate Chair, Research provides leadership and guidance to the research activities across the Department of Family Medicine. Our Research Operations Team provides key organization, administration and communication services to our faculty and research staff.

The Research Operations Team:

  • Builds capacity across projects through knowledge sharing and communication.
  • Supports projects with their human resources, financial management, communications and administration.
  • Develops and implements processes to help projects start, grow and wrap-up easily.

Team Bios

Dee Mangin

Associate Chair, Research
(905) 525-9140 ext. 21219

As Associate Chair, Research, Dr. Dee Mangin brings to the Department a great deal of experience and guidance in running successful and impactful primary care research projects.

Dr. Mangin has deep clinical research experience with innovative research methodologies and clinical and community-based randomized control trials (RCTs). She is a member of the Section of Researchers’ Council at the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and a member of the Integrated Patient Safety Action Plan Medication Safety Leads Group, Patients for Patient Safety Canada.

Before joining McMaster University, Dr. Mangin was the Director of the Primary Care Unit at the University of Otago in Christchurch, New Zealand and the Clinical Leader for Research Audit and Evaluation at the Pegasus Health Primary Healthcare Organisation.

Laura Cleghorn

Research Manager
(905) 525-9140 ext. 21572

Laura Cleghorn is the Research Manager at the Department of Family Medicine. In this role, Laura helps to plan and implement operational policies and procedures, and to manage efficient and effective research projects at the Department.

Laura has over 15 years of experience coordinating the implementation and evaluation of programs and services in a variety of healthcare settings.