Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs Program (CRC) invests approximately $265 million per year across Canadian academic institutions to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. Chair holders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Gillian Booth
  • CRC Tier 1: Canada Research Chair in Policy solutions for Diabetes Prevention and Management
  • Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Angela Cheung
  • CRC Tier 1: Canada Research Chair in Musculoskeletal and Postmenopausal Health
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Ken Croitoru
  • CRC Tier 1: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Herbert Gaisano
  • CRC Tier 1: Canada Research Chair in Diseases of the Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreas
  • Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Marzyeh Ghassemi
  • CRC Tier 1: Machine Learning for Health
  • Cross appointment with the Department of Computer Science
Richard Gilbert
  • CRC Tier 1: Canada Research Chair in Diabetes Complications
  • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Shiphra Ginsburg
  • CRC Tier 1: Health Professions Education
  • Division of Respirology
Richard Horner
  • CRC Tier 1: Respiration
  • Division of Respirology
Peter Juni
  • CRC Tier 1: Clinical Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases
Kevin Kain
  • CRC Tier 1: Molecular Parasitology 
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
​Andreas Laupacis
  • CRC Tier 1: Health Policy and Citizen Engagement 
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Warren Lee
  • CRC Tier 2: Mechanisms of Endothelial Permeability
  • Division of Respirology
Lucy Osborne
  • CRC Tier 1: Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 
Rulan Parekh
  • CRC Tier 1: Health
  • Division of Nephrology
Donald Redelmeier
  • CRC Tier 1: Medical Decision Sciences 
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Antonio P. Strafella
  • CRC Tier 2: Movement Disorders and Neuroimaging 
  • Division of Neurology
Sharon Elizabeth Straus
  • CRC Tier 1: Knowledge Translation and Quality of Care 
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine
Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan
  • CRC Tier 2: Canada Research Chair in Cardio-Oncology 
  • Division of Cardiology
Donald F. Weaver
  • CRC Tier 1: Neuroscience 
  • Division of Neurology
Harindra Wijeysundera
  • CRC Tier 2: Canada Research Chair in Structural Heart Disease Policy and Outcomes
  • Division of Cardiology
Minna Woo
  • CRC Tier 2: Diabetes Mellitus
  • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism