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.


Angela Cheung

  • CRC Tier 1: Musculo-Skeletal
  • Division of General Internal Medicine

Ken Croitoru

  • CRC Tier 1: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • 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: 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

Donald F. Weaver

  • CRC Tier 1: Neuroscience 
  • Division of Neurology

Minna Woo

  • CRC Tier 2: Diabetes Mellitus
  • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism