Committees

The Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences has six standing committees that function as operational advisory or decision-making bodies to the Department Chair/Chief and Executive Leadership Team. Each committee has Terms of Reference that have been reviewed and/or approved by the Leadership Team to ensure that committee composition is representative of the department’s academic roles and clinical services.

CNS Executive/LHSC Leadership Committee

Dr. David Steven (Chair)
Dr. Mel Boulton 
Dr. Jorge Burneo   
Dr. Elizabeth Finger  
Dr. Michelle-Lee Jones 

Appointments & Promotions Committee

Dr. David Steven (Chair)
Dr. Mel Boulton
Dr. Jorge Burneo
Dr. Elizabeth Finger
Dr. Mel Boulton
Dr. Alex Fraser
Dr. Mary Jenkins 
Dr. Stephen Pasternak 
Dr. Adrianna Ranger  

Financial Management Committee

Dr. David Steven (Chair)
Dr. Teneille Gofton
Dr. Christen Shoesmith
Dr. Wai Ng
Dr. Matthew Hebb
Dr. Jorge Burneo
Dr. Mel Boulton

Research Committee

Dr. Elizabeth Finger (Chair) 
Dr. David Steven 
Dr. Mel Boulton
Dr. Jorge Burneo
Dr. Sandrine de Ribaupierre 
Dr. Sarah Morrow
Dr. Adrian Budhram 
Dr. Matthew Hebb
Dr. Rob Bartha 
Dr. Joseph Megyesi
Dr. Penny MacDonald
Dr. Luciano Sposato

Education Committee

Dr. Michelle-Lee Jones (Chair)
Dr. Andrea Andrade  
Dr. Anita Florendo-Cumbermack
Dr. Christen Shoesmith
Dr. David Steven 
Dr. Joseph Megyesi
Dr. Keith MacDougall
Dr. Mary Jenkins 
Dr. Mel Boulton 
Dr. Michael Nicolle
Dr. Sarah Morrow

Neurology Residency Program Committee

Dr. Anita Florendo-Cumbermack (Program Director/Chair)
Dr. Jorge Burneo (Ex-Officio) 
Lisa Baker-Spiller (Ex-Officio) 
Dr. Adrian Budhram (Research)
Dr. Courtney Casserly  
Dr. Tommy Chan  
Dr. Alex Fraser   
Dr. Mary Jenkins (CBME Lead)  
Dr. Lauren Mai

Residents: U.Bharaj (PGY-1), N.Kosior (PGY-1), M. Patel (PGY-1), R.Sawaya (PGY-1), C.Li (PGY-2), S. Li (PGY-2), E.Nuro (PGY-2), Y.Chang (PGY-3), A.Gibson (PGY-3), A.Mirian (PGY-4), A. Sharma (PGY-4), L. Bashardost (PGY-5), M. Krawczyk (PGY-5)

Neurosurgery Residency Program Committee

Dr. Keith MacDougall (Program Director/Chair)
Dr. David Steven (Ex-Officio)
Alexandra Kylindris (Ex-Officio)
Dr. Mel Boulton
Dr. Adrianna Ranger
Dr. Joseph Megyesi
Dr. Matthew Hebb
Dr. Abdelrahman Elashaal
Jackie Walker

Residents: E. Lucar Figueroa (Chief Resident), A. Chalil (Chief Resident), E. Toyota (Peer-Elected Representative), R.B. Johnston (Wellness Representative), R. Wang (PGY-1), A. Vivekanandan (PGY-1)