Community Health Committee Membership
The HREBA-CHC is one of three committees under the HIA-designated Health Research Ethics Board of Alberta. It is constituted in accordance with the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2). Members of the HREBA-CHC include representatives of various health disciplines, people with expertise in law and ethics, and community members.
Community Health Committee Composition 2018
Community Representative (1-F) Vice Chair
Medicine (1-M) Chair
Methodology (1-M, 1-F)
Population Health (1-F)
Public Health (1-F)
“F” denotes female and “M” denotes male
The majority of the HREBA – Community Health Committee members are Canadian citizens or permanent residents under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
This list is current as of 01 January 2018.
|Name||Role and Primary Specialty||City|
|Cheryl Currie, PhD||Scientific (Quantitative Methodology)||Lethbridge|
|Albert de Villiers, MD (Chair)||Scientific (Medical Officer / Family Physician)||Grande Prairie|
|Allen Habib, PhD||Ethics (Philosophy)||Calgary|
|Bruce Hirshe, QC, LLM||Law (Intellectual Property)||Edmonton|
|Jamie Hodge, P.Eng.||Community Member||Calgary|
|Cyne Johnston, PhD||Scientific (Qualitative / Mixed Methodology)||Calgary|
|Ed Molstad, QC||Law (Civil Litigation, Aboriginal Law and Professional Responsibility)||Edmonton|
|Kathy Nelson, BA (Vice Chair)||Community Member||Edmonton|
|Nimesh Patel, MPH||Scientific (Methodology)||Lethbridge|
|Nicholas Potvin, MD||Scientific (Family Physician)||Peace River|
|Michael Stingl, PhD||Ethics (Philosophy)||Lethbridge|
Previous lists are available here.