Council

The MHRC’s Council includes membership from the health research community, provincial government, business, academic institutions and health agencies. The Council’s appointments are made by order in Council by the Government of Manitoba.
  • Dr. Brian Postl (Chair)
    Dean, Faculty of Medicine
    University of Manitoba
  • Dr. Digvir Jayas  (Vice-Chair)
    Vice-President (Research)
    University of Manitoba
  • Mr. Bob Brennan (Secretary Treasurer)
    Former President and CEO, Manitoba Hydro (Retired)
  • Ms Jan Currie
    Former Vice-President and Chief Nursing Officer for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
  • Mr. Hugh Eliasson
    Deputy Minister, Province of Manitoba
    Jobs and the Economy
  • Ms Karen Herd
    Deputy Minister, Province of Manitoba
    Manitoba Health
  • Mr Kevin Kavanaugh
    Past President, Great West Life
  • Dr. John Langstaff
  • Dr. Susan McClement
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba Research Associate, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba
  • Ms Cathy Nieroda
    Managing Consultant, Solvera Solutions
  • Dr. Peter Nickerson
    Associate Dean (Research)
    Faculty of Medicine
    University of Manitoba
  • Dr. Barbara L. Triggs-Raine
    Professor
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
    University of Manitoba
  • Ms. Arlene Wilgosh
    President and CEO
    Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
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