SAC Membership

Scientific Advisory Committee

The role of this committee is to advise the CCA’s board with respect to assessment topic selection, terms of reference, and peer review. The committee will also be among several sources of advice on selection of expert panelists.

The members of SAC are eminent representatives of the broad science community, drawing from the academic, business and non-governmental sectors. Membership reflects balance in terms of discipline, geography, gender and official language community.


Susan A. McDaniel, FRSC, Chair 

Director, Prentice Institute; Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Global Population and Life Course; Prentice Research Chair in Global Population and Economy; Professor of Sociology, University of Lethbridge (Lethbridge, AB)

Lorne Babiuk, O.C., FRSC, FCAHS

Vice President (Research), University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

Jean Gray, C.M., FCAHS Professor Emeritus, Medical Education, Medicine, Pharmacology, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)

John Hepburn, FRSC

Vice-President, Research, CIFAR (Toronto, ON)

Eddy Isaacs, FCAE

President, Eddy Isaacs Inc.; Strategic Advisor, Engineering, University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)
Gregory S. Kealey, C.M., FRSC Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, NB)

Daniel Krewski

Professor of Epidemiology and Community Medicine and Scientific Director of the McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)

Stuart MacLeod, FCAHS

Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus), University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC); Adjunct Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)

Eliot A. Philipson, O.C., FCAHS

Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor of Medicine Emeritus, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON); Former President and CEO, Canada Foundation for Innovation (Ottawa, ON)

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