CLAHRC SY have appointed an external Scientific Advisory Panel to provide expert input into our programme. They act as a source of independent advice with regard to scientific quality, the scope, sustainability and impact of CLAHRC research and implementation activities. Each Panel member is internationally renowned in their area of expertise. There is an agreed Terms of reference for the advisory panel available from the management team. 

Dr Ian Graham 
Dr. Ian Graham is Vice-President of the Knowledge Translation and Public Outreach Portfolio at Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  At CIHR, he is responsible for knowledge translation, partnerships and citizen engagement, communication and public outreach, and pan-institute affairs and initiatives. Dr Graham is on leave from his position as Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa and Senior Social Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He holds cross-appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Community Medicine and is an adjunct associate professor in the School of Nursing at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.  Dr. Graham obtained a B.A. in sociology from McGill University, an M.A. in sociology from the University of Victoria, and a Ph.D. in medical sociology from McGill University.  

Professor Andreas Laupacis
Professor Andreas Laupacis has a longstanding and broad interest in clinical epidemiology and health sciences research. More recently he has become interested in health policy and public engagement in health policy and HAS developed a website about important health care issues, aimed at the general public: www.healthydebate.ca

Dr. John Ovretveit
Dr John Ovretveit is Director of Research and Professor of “health care innovation implementation and evaluation” at the Medical Management Centre, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, and previously Professor of Health Policy and Management at Bergen University Medical School, Norway and at the Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden.