Dr. Christie Burton, PhD
Research Associate

Joined the team in 2012
PhD: University of Toronto

Dr. Victoria Lishak, PhD, C. Psych.
Psychologist (Supervised Practice),
Clinical Research Fellow

Joined the team in 2018
PhD, C. Psych (Supervised Practice): University of Toronto

Dr. Annie Dupuis, PhD
Research Associate

Joined the team in 2010
PhD: University of Toronto

Dr. Talisa Silzer, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Joined the team in 2020
PhD: University of North Texas Health Science Center

Janet Shan, MSc
Data Research Analyst

Joined the team in 2009
MSc: University of Guelph

Dr. Mathieu Lemire, PhD
Senior Biostatistician

Joined the team in 2018
PhD: University of Montreal

Avalon Henry, MA
Clinical Research Project Manager

Joined the team in 2015
MA: Pace University

Taha Arshad, BSc
Clinical Research Project Coordinator

Joined the team in 2020
BSc: McMaster University

Olivia Tischler, MPH, MSW, RSW
Social Worker

Joined the team in 2019
MPH: Columbia University
MSW: Columbia School of Social Work

Aarti Doshi, BA, BCom Candidate
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2019
BA: Carleton University
BCom Candidate: Humber College

Cassandra Stevenson, BSc
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2019
BSc: York University

Jana Radosavljevic, BSc
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2019
BSc: University of Toronto

Navi Dhaliwal, BSc Candidate
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2019
BSc Candidate: University of Waterloo

Sarah Flores
Administrative Assistant

Joined the team in 2020

Tolu Faromika, BSc Candidate
COOP Research Student

Joined the team in 2020
BSc Candidate: University of Toronto

Nora Karamanlian, BSc Candidate
COOP Research Student

Joined the team in 2020
BSc Candidate: University of Toronto

Spit for Science Team
Senior Research Assistants/
Junior Research Assistants

Joined the team between 2019-2020

Current Volunteers

Vipusha Srikandarajah

Danielle Grant

Gayathiry Thayaparasa

Laiba Rizwan

Jinisha Panjwani

Schachar Lab Alumni

Post Docs

Elizabeth Corfield, PhD

Andre Chevrier, PhD

Tara McAuley, PhD

Ellen van der Plas, PhD

Diana Tajik-Parvinchi, PhD

Tomer Levy, MD

Graduate Research/Clinical Students 

Mohsen Soltanifar, PhD

Laura Park, MSc

Sohar Boirari, MSc

Kimberley Tsujimoto, PhD

Anthony Debono, PhD

Shalaine Payne, PhD

Mehereen Wadiwalla, PhD

Jonathan Lipszyc, MSc, MD

Research Staff

Tara Goodale, MSc

Rebecca Jantzen, MSc

Jenny Gomez, MSc

Kira Sklar, MSc

Reva Schachter, MA

Marlena Colasanto, MA

Andrea Burke, MSW, RSW

Linda Citren

Katherine Barron, BSc

Lucia Limanni, BA

Sara Jasim, BA

Fareha Nishat, MPH