McMaster University

McMaster University

Resident Research Committee Members

Samara Chitiyat, MDCM, FRCPC, FAAP
Email: schitiyat@hotmail.com
Phone: (905) 523-6766

Lucy Giglia, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Email: giglial@mcmaster.ca
Phone: (905) 521-2100, ext. 73584

Jennifer Klowak - MD, Resident Representative
Email: jennifer.klowak@medportal.ca

Nikhil Pai, BSc, MD, FAAP, FRCPC
Email: pain@mcmaster.ca
Phone: (905) 521-2100, ext. 75637

Jeffrey Pernica, MD, MSc, FRCPC, DTMH
Email: pernica@mcmaster.ca
Phone: (905) 521-2100, ext. 76185

Sandeep Raha - PhD
Email: rahas@mcmaster.ca
Phone: (905) 521-2100, ext. 76947

Roles and Responsibilities of Research Committee Members

  • Chair: Dr. L Giglia
  • Resident Research Guidelines: Dr. L Giglia
  • Research Elective Guidelines: Dr. L Giglia
  • Research Elective Evaluation Forms: Dr. L. Giglia
  • Resident Research Grants: Dr. S. Raha
  • Resident Travel Awards: Dr. L Giglia
  • Work-in-Progress Schedule: Dr. J Pernica
  • McMaster Child Health Research Day Organization: All Committee Members
  • Resident Research Database: Resident Representative
  • Critical Appraisal Coordination: Dr. L Giglia
  • Journal Club: Dr. J Pernica

*The Role of the Resident Representative is to act as a liason and advocate for residents and their academic/ research objectives. She/ he is also responsible for communicating with the residents on any research updates, maintaining the resident research database, and ensuring that the residents are scheduled to present at the Work in Progress sessions.

**If you have any questions about any of the above, please direct them to the relevant committee member.