Advisory Search Committee for Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

PDAD&C #1, 2010-11


To: Faculty, Staff and Students, Faculty of Medicine
From:    Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost

President David Naylor
The Bulletin, E-bulletin

Date: July 5, 2010
Re: Advisory Search Committee for Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

As announced on April 23, 2010, Professor Catharine Whiteside will complete her first term as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine on June 30, 2011. Professor Whiteside is eligible for re-appointment.

In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, President David Naylor has appointed a committee to recommend the appointment of a Dean of the Faculty. The composition of the committee is as follows:

Prof. Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost (chair)
Prof. Brenda Andrews, Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
Prof. Dina Brooks, Department of Physical Therapy
Prof. Brian Corman, Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Dr. Donald Cowan, Alumnus
Prof. Meric Gertler, Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Science
Prof. Prabhat Jha, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Prof. David Mazer, Department of Anesthesia
Dr. Barry McLellan, Chief Executive Officer, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Prof. Sioban Nelson, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Ms. Colleen Parker, Undergraduate Student
Mr. Mohammed Sabri, Graduate student
Prof. Marla Sokolowski, Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Ms. Maureen Todd, Department of Medicine
Prof. John Wedge, Department of Surgery

The Advisory Committee for the search welcomes comments and nominations from interested persons. These should be sent to the attention of Helen Lasthiotakis, Director, Academic Programs and Policy, by September 10, 2010 by mail (Room 225, Simcoe Hall) or by email to