Dr. Christie Burton, PhD
Research Associate

Joined the team in 2012
PhD: University of Toronto

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Dr. Annie Dupuis, PhD
Research Associate

Joined the team in 2010
PhD: University of Toronto

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Nicole Roslin, MSc
Biostatistician

Joined the team in 2021
MSc: University of Guelph

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Avalon Henry, MA
Clinical Research Project Manager

Joined the team in 2015
MA: Pace University

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Teddy Cheung, PhD, MSSc, MSc, PGDip
Clinical Research Fellow

Joined the team in 2021
PhD: University of Toronto

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Diletta Mora, PhD Candidate, MA, MSc
Graduate Student

Joined the team in 2022
MSc: University of Padua
MA: University of Padua
PhD Candidate: University of Rome

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Taha Arshad, BSc
Clinical Research Project Coordinator

Joined the team in 2020
BSc: McMaster University

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Sabah Shaikh, MPH
Clinical Research Project Coordinator

Joined the team in 2021
MPH: New York University

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Aarti Doshi, BA, BCom Candidate
Clinical Research Project Coordinator

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

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Jana Radosavljevic, BSc
Clinical Research Project Coordinator

Joined the team in 2019
BSc: University of Toronto

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Navi Dhaliwal, BSc
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2019
BSc: University of Waterloo

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Danielle Grant, BMSc
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2019
BMSc: University of Western Ontario

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Eisha Amjad
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2021
BSc: University of Toronto

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Rachel Ram
Clinical Research Project Assistant

Joined the team in 2022
BSc: University of Toronto

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Kumaran Rathakrishnan, BSc Candidate
Research Student

Joined the team in 2022
BSc Candidate: University of Toronto

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Najma Mohamud, BSc Candidate
Research Student

Joined the team in 2022
BSc Candidate: University of Toronto

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Hira Tahir, BSc Candidate
Research Student

Joined the team in 2022
BSc Candidate: University of Toronto

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Current Volunteers

Sera Anderson

Felicia Gao

Nora Karamanlian

Shi Ping (Linda) Lin

Jeremiah So

Gowsalya Thayapararsa

Spit for Science Team
Senior Research Assistants/
Junior Research Assistants

Joined the team between 2019-2020

Spit for Science

Lab-Affiliated Students

Andrew Dissanayake
Prabdeep Panesar
Chunlin (Andy) Liu

Schachar Lab Alumni

Post Docs

Andre Chevrier, PhD

Elizabeth Corfield, PhD

Tomer Levy, MD

Tara McAuley, PhD

Dr. Jala Rizeq, PhD

Talisa Silzer, PhD

Diana Tajik-Parvinchi, PhD

Ellen van der Plas, PhD

Graduate Research/Clinical Students 

Sohar Boirari, MSc

Anthony Debono, PhD

Piyumi Konara Mudiyanselage, MSc

Laura Lambe, MSc

Jonathan Lipszyc, MSc, MD

Laura Park, MSc

Shalaine Payne, PhD

Mohsen Soltanifar, PhD

Kimberley Tsujimoto, PhD

Mehereen Wadiwalla, PhD

Research Staff

Katherine Barron, BSc

Andrea Burke, MSW, RSW

Linda Citren

Marlena Colasanto, MA

Amanda Gamache, BSc

Jenny Gomez, MSc

Tara Goodale, MSc

Rebecca Jantzen, MSc

Sara Jasim, BA

Lucia Chiara Limanni, BA

Fareha Nishat, MPH

Reva Schachter, MA

Kira Sklar, MSc

Cassandra Stevenson, BSc