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.
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.
Katherine Goren, BHSc
Katherine Goren, BHScClinical Research Project Assistant
Katy is a medical student studying at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is currently involved in a project which aims to assess the methodological approach of studies relevant to the development of pediatric core outcome sets.
Adrian Sammy
Adrian SammyResearch Summer Student
Adrian is an undergraduate student at Western University pursuing a BMSc with a specialization in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He is currently a Summer Research student with the EnRICH Lab working on the INFORM RARE project.
Will Douglas
Will DouglasResearch Summer Student
Will Douglas is a McMaster BHSc graduate beginning studies at McMaster’s Degroote Medical School this August. He has interests in research methodology, virology and immunology and currently is working on projects investigating registry-based control trials in support of INFORM-RARE.
Alvina Asif Jiwani
Alvina Asif JiwaniResearch Summer Student
Alvina is currently completing her Bachelors in Medical Science at Western University. She is involved with a project focused on the measurement properties of adolescent-specific scales for depression which will help guide recommendations on how to best measure adolescent depression in treatment trials.
Jaycie Dalson
Jaycie DalsonResearch Summer Student
Jaycie is a medical student studying at the University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine. She is currently a Summer Research student with the EnRICH Lab working on the IN-ROADS Initiative Project.

Past Team Members

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