Advisory Board and Speakers

Advisory Board
Dalian Consulting Ltd.
Dr. Joseph Cholewa B.Sc. D.M.D
Dr. Mel Schwartz B.Sc., D.D.S.


Benjamin Raby, MD, MPH
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Medicine
Channing Division of Network Medicine
Genetics and genomics for non-geneticists (part I and II)
– Genetics and genomics for non-geneticists (part III and IV)
– Genetics and genomics for non-geneticists (part V and VI)

Dr. Marvin H. Steinberg
B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc.D., F.R.C.D.(C), F.A.C.D., F.I.C.D.
Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
– Serial Extraction
– Aberrant Extractions in Orthodontics
– Extraction in Orthodontics in Didactic

Dr. Brian Goldman MD, MCFP(EM), FACEP
Dr. Brian Goldman is one of North America’s most trusted voices in medicine. He is seen as the doctor who thinks like a patient. Dr. Goldman is the bestselling author of The Night Shift¬ and The Secret Language of Doctors. He also hosts the provocative radio show White Coat, Black Art on CBC Radio.

Dr. Peter Vadas PhD, MD, FRCP (C)
Specialist in Allergy and Clinical Immunology with a practice open to both adults and children
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Director, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, St. Michael’s Hospital
Director, Regional Anaphylaxis Clinic, University of Toronto
Former examiner in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Past chair, Anaphylaxis Committee, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Past head, Section of Anaphylaxis, Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Founding president, Anaphylaxis Canada
Author of over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and over 20 books and book chapters
Dr. Vadas is the Director, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at St. Michael’s Hospital and an Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.


Marie Hirtle, LLB. LL.M
Manager Centre for Applied Ethics, Centre universitaire de santé McGill, McGill University Health Centre
MUHC-REB Chair, Cells, tissues, genetics & qualitative research (CTGQ) panel Co-Chair, MUHC Personne Mandatée
CEO Biotika, Recherche & Conseil – Research & Consulting Ethics Advisor
CSSS de la Montagne
– Ethics and Health Care Professionals – An Introduction.
– Research Ethics for Clinician Researchers

Dr. Murray Arlin D.D.S., dip. Perio., F.R.C.D.(C)

Mr. Robert Benjamin

Ms. Beverly Berneman

Dr. Erin Boynton MD, FRCP (C)

Mr. James Bream

Me. Jacques Éthier Avocat, LL.B., D. Tax Law

Dr. Joseph A. Fisher MD, FRCP (C)

Dr. Sid Katz C.M., Ph.D (Pharmacology and Therapeutics)

Dr. David Klein MD FRCP (C) MBA

Me. Chantal Nguyen-Phan Avocate, LL.B, LL. M

Ms. April Walkup

Me Karen Weisbaum LL.B., M.A. (Philosophy)