EnRICH Team Members

Martin Offringa, MD, PhD
Martin Offringa, MD, PhDSenior Scientist
Martin is a practicing neonatologist and clinical epidemiologist. His methodological work is on the identification of valid, discriminative, and feasible outcomes and innovative clinical trial methodologies in in child health research (see About Us).
Nancy Butcher, PhD, MSc
Nancy Butcher, PhD, MScResearcher and Methodologist
Nancy is a medical researcher focused on improving research quality and health outcomes. Her interests include neuropsychiatric and methodological research. She leads research projects within the TORCH (Toronto Outcomes Research in Child Health) initiative.
Ami Baba, MRes
Ami Baba, MResClinical Research Project Manager
Ami is a Clinical Research Project Manager with the EnRICH lab, with a background in clinical research in neuroscience and psychiatry. Ami is passionate about research focused on optimizing patient outcomes and quality of life, and she manages and supports various clinical research studies and initiatives of the EnRICH team.
Joanne Tay, RN, MPH, PhD
Joanne Tay, RN, MPH, PhDPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Joanne is a postdoctoral research fellow with the EnRICH lab who recently completed her PhD at the University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing. She is interested in enhancing research methodologies to help improve the reporting of health outcomes among families and children with rare life-limiting conditions. At EnRICH, Joanne will work on INFORM RARE projects.
Karolin Krause, PhD
Karolin Krause, PhDPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Karolin is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She is passionate about improving the consistency, validity, and youth-centeredness of outcome measurement and reporting in child and youth mental health.
Ellen Elsman, PhD, MSc
Ellen Elsman, PhD, MScPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Ellen is a postdoctoral research fellow with the EnRICH lab, with a background in epidemiology and public health. She has an interest in the selection, development and validation of health outcome measurement instruments. Ellen is leading the PRISMA-COSMIN study, in which a reporting guideline for systematic reviews of outcome measurement instruments will be developed.
Lisa Patterson-Stallwood, MSc
Lisa Patterson-Stallwood, MScClinical Research Project Coordinator
Lisa is a Clinical Research Project Coordinator with the EnRICH lab. She is passionate about advancing research methodologies through innovative research to improve child health outcomes. Lisa is currently leading a clinical trial for a multi-center research project that aims to improve the way COVID-19 guideline recommendations are presented to youth.
Andrea Chiaramida, BA
Andrea Chiaramida, BAAdministrative Assistant
Andrea received her BA (Honours) in Sociology at Bishop’s University. She began her career in research administration at SickKids in 2007. Andrea works with four CHES scientists and their labs, manages lab and CHES program websites, and coordinates KT training programs within the SickKids Learning Institute.
Adrian Sammy, BSc
Adrian Sammy, BScClinical Research Project Assistant
Adrian is a Clinical Research Project Assistant with the EnRICH lab. He works on developing Registry Based Trial Design – making the best use of longitudinal patient registries to serve as a platform for intervention studies.

Past Team Members

Katherine Goren, BHScClinical Research Project Assistant
Alvina Asif JiwaniResearch Summer Student
Emma Stallwood, BPHE, BAClinical Research Project Assistant
Leena Saeed, BScClinical Research Project Assistant
Cara Murphy, MSc, PMPClinical Research Project Manager
Alyssandra Chee-A-Tow, MPHClinical Research Project Coordinator
Pravheen Thurairajah, MScClinical Research Project Assistant
Will DouglasResearch Summer Student
Jaycie DalsonResearch Summer Student
Craig Rodrigues, BSc, MD(c)Summer Student
Emma Mew, MPHClinical Research Project Manager
Andy Monsour, MPHClinical Research Project Manager
Allison Needham, MScClinical Research Project Manager
Winnie Chan, MPHClinical Research Project Manager
Sagar Patel, MD CandidateSummer Student
Kariym Joachim, HBSc, MScClinical Research Project Assistant
Andrea VerdugoAdministrative Assistant
April Clyburne-Sherin, MScClinical Research Project Assistant
Lucia Santos, DDS CandidateSummer Student
Lauren Kelly, PhD, MScClinical Research Project Manager
Mufiza Kapadia, PhD, MSc, MBBSPost-doctoral Fellow