Collaborative Graduate Program in Musculoskeletal Health ResearchBone and Joint Institute

Contact Current CMHR Mentors

To be a CMHR Mentor, you must first self-identify and have applied to the Bone and Joint Institute.

Once Institute Membership Status has been cofirmed, individuals may apply to hold Mentor Status within the CMHR program.

Mentors in this program are Full-Time Tenured or Prohbationary Faculty holding Membership with The School of Graduate and Post Doctoral Studies at Western.  Membership within this program is not fixed and application for Mentor Status is welcomed by the Program Committee at any time.

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry


Dr. Chris Bailey


Dr. Lillian Barra

Medicine/Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Frank Beier

Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Robert Bourne


Dr. Timothy Burkhart

Lawson Health Research/Mechanical & Materials/Surgery

Dr. Ewa Cairns

Microbiology & Immunology/Medicine

Dr. Jeff Carson

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Mamadou Diop

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Jeff Dixon

Physiology & Pharmacology/Dentistry

Dr. Lauren Flynn

Anatomy & Cell Biology

Dr. Jefferson Frisbee

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Bing Gan

Surgery/Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Alan Getgood

Surgery/Fowler Kennedy Clinic

Dr. Robert Giffin


Dr. Harvey Goldberg


Dr. Ruby Grewal


Dr. Femida Gwadry Sridhar

Computer Science/Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Douglas Hamilton

Dentistry/Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Lisa Hoffman

Medical Biophysics/Anotomy & Cell Biology

Dr. David Holdsworth

Medical Biophysics/ Surgery

Dr. Dwayne Jackson

Medical Biophysics/Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Mary Jenkins

Neurological Sciences

Dr. Graham King

Surgery/Mechanical & Material Engineering/Medical Biophysics

Dr. Dale Laird

Physiology & Pharmacology/Anatomy & Cell Biology

Dr. Andrew Leask

Dentistry/Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Marie-Eve LeBel


Dr. Robert Litchfield

Surgery/Fowler Kennedy Clinic

Dr. Steven MacDonald


Dr Charles McKenzie

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Doug Naudie


Dr. David O'Gorman


Dr. Grace Parraga

Medical Biophysics/ Medical Imaging/ Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Silvia Penuela

Anatomy & Cell Biology

Dr. Janet Pope

Clinical Epidemiology

Dr. Dave Sanders


Dr. Giles Santyr

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Cheryle Seguin

Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Steven Sims

Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Matthew Teeter

Medical Biophysics/Surgery

Dr. Terry Thompson

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Katherine Wilmore

Anatomy & Cell Biology

Dr. Tim Wilson

Anatomy & Cell Biology



Health Sciences


Dr. Trevor Birmingham

Physical Therapy

Dr. Diane Bryant

Physical Therapy

Dr. Bert Chesworth

Physical Therapy

Dr. Denise Connelly

Physical Therapy

Dr. James Dickey


Dr. Tim Doherty

Physical Therapy/Kinesiology

Dr. Marita Kloseck

Health Studies/Medicine

Dr. Peter Lemon


Dr. Joy MacDermid

Surgery/Health & Rehabilitation

Dr. Greg Marsh

Kinesiology/Medical Biophysics

Dr. Robert Petrella

Family Medicine/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Charles Rice

Kinesiology/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Family Medicine

Dr. Kevin Shoemaker

Kinesiology/Physiology & Pharmacology

Dr. Kevin Willits


Dr. Dalton Wolfe

Health Studies





Dr. Louis Ferriera

Mechanical & Materials Engineering/Imaging

Dr. Lauren Flynn

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Dr. Elizabeth Gillies

Chemistry/Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Dr. Dwayne Jackson

Medical Biophysics/Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Thomas Jenkyn

Mechanical & Materials Engineering/Kinesiology

Dr. James Johnson

Mechanical & Materials Engineering/Surgery

Dr. Aaron Price

Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Dr. Amin Rizkalla

Dentistry/Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos

Electrical & Computer Engineering



Science & Social Science


Dr. Blaine Chronik

Physics & Astronomy

Dr. François Lagugné-Labarthet


Dr. Andrew Nelson