Queen's University

For the Record: June 21, 2012

Thu, 06/21/2012


P. Andrew Evans — Alfred R. Bader Chair in Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce the appointment of P. Andrew (Andy) Evans as the Alfred R. Bader Chair in Organic Chemistry. Dr. Evans succeeds Victor Snieckus in this important position.

The Alfred R. Bader Chair in Organic Chemistry was endowed in 1993 by Alfred R. Bader, an alumnus of Queen’s who received a BSc (Engineering Chemistry) in 1945, a BA (History) in 1946, an MSc (Chemistry) in 1947 and an Honorary LLD in 1985. Dr. Bader’s subsequent chemical research at Harvard earned an MA in 1948 and a PhD in 1949. He has been a staunch supporter and benefactor of Queen’s for many years.

Born in Wales, Dr. Evans received his BSc (Hons.) in 1987 at Newcastle Polytechnic and his PhD in 1990 at the University of Cambridge under the guidance of Andrew B. Holmes, FRS. Dr. Evans moved on to a NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin (1991-1993; Philip D. Magnus, FRS), and subsequently joined the chemistry departments at the University of Delaware and then at Indiana. He returned to the U.K. in 2006, assuming the position of Professor of Chemistry and Heath Harrison Chair of Organic Chemistry at the University of Liverpool. The Heath Harrison Chair is one of the most prestigious chairs in the U.K., and has been held by a number of extremely prominent organic chemists.

Dr. Evans has received numerous awards and has published more than 100 papers, articles, reviews and monographs. He has also presented over 450 plenary and invited lectures at international conferences, symposia, universities, research institutes and companies.

Brenda Brouwer — Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Queen’s is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Brenda Brouwer as Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies for a five-year term effective July 1, 2012. The offer of appointment from Principal Daniel Woolf was in response to the unanimous and enthusiastic recommendation of the advisory committee, which was chaired by Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic).

Dr. Brouwer is a professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy with cross appointments to the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and the Centre for Neuroscience. A graduate of the University of Waterloo, McGill University and the University of Toronto, she brings broad experience to this position, having served for the past two years as Interim Vice-Provost and Dean, before which she was for five years an Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies. In these roles she has promoted the development of a strong graduate presence for Queen’s and programs to enhance the graduate experience. Dr Brouwer continues to maintain an externally funded research program that focuses on quantifying the biomechanical, neuromuscular and metabolic demands of mobility in healthy aging and following stroke, and has supervised 37 graduate students and several post-doctoral fellows.

The following individuals served as members of the Advisory Committee:

- Irène Bujara, Director of the Human Rights and Equity Offices
- Jillian Burford-Grinnell President, Society of Graduate and Professional Students
- Monica Corbett, Director, Admissions and Student Services, School of Graduate Studies
- Sandra Den Otter, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies
- Steve Elliott Dean, Faculty of Education
- David Gordon Director, School of Urban and Regional Planning
- Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) – Chair
- Peter Harrison, Director, School of Policy Studies
- Duncan Hunter, Faculty Member, Community Health and Epidemiology
- Robert Lemieux, Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
- Steven Liss, Vice-Principal (Research)
- Kathy O’Brien, Executive Director, Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) – Secretary
- Ann Tierney, Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs

The Principal and the Provost wish to place on record their thanks to all these individuals for their willingness to undertake this responsibility.

Dr. Elizabeth E. Eisenhauer — Head, Department of Oncology

Elizabeth Eisenhauer has been appointed Head of Oncology at Queen's University, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital for an initial term of July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2017. These appointments are announced by: Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s, and Sherri McCullough and Chris Cunningham, Chairs of the Boards of Directors for Hotel Dieu and Kingston General Hospitals.

Dr. Eisenhauer received her MD from Queen's University in 1976 and subsequently completed training in both internal medicine and hematology, obtaining fellowships from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) in 1980 and 1981. She holds an appointment of Professor in the Department of Oncology and she has cross-appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

In 1982, Dr. Eisenhauer was appointed as the Director of the Investigational New Drug Program (IND) of the National Cancer Institute of Canada, Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG) where her major responsibilities lie in identifying and bringing into clinical trial novel cancer agents. Since then, the IND Program has conducted 190 studies that have included almost 5,200 patients and tested more than 100 new anti-cancer drugs. New agents tested in these trials have included drugs subsequently tested in randomized controlled trials and with benefits demonstrated with that testing, some have been adopted as standard treatments. Other program accomplishments include forwarding the methodology of phase I-II clinical trials, serving as a platform for training new investigators, and facilitating the career development of Canadian investigators with interests in evaluating new anti-cancer drugs. In 2002, she was appointed to the board of directors of the NCIC and in 2006, she became the institute’s president.

Dr. Eisenhauer’s accomplishments have been recognized nationally and internationally. This recognition has included delivering the 1998 Michel Clavel Memorial Lecture Plenary Session at the NCI-EORTC Investigational New Drug Symposium, being awarded the National Cancer Institute of Canada (now Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute) O. Harold Warwick Prize in 2002, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada Presidential Medal in 2010, and most recently delivering the NDDO Honorary Award Lecture at the Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapy Congress. In 2008, Dr. Eisenhauer was appointed Chair of the Research Action Group of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and Co-Chair of the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance.

In making this announcement, the Provost and Board Chairs would like to express their gratitude to Dr. James Biagi for the outstanding leadership that he provided while serving as Acting Head of the Department from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2012.

Promotion/Renewal/Tenure or Continuing Appointment – 2012


Ajay Agarwal, Urban and Regional Planning
Goce Andrevski, Business
Christine Armour, Paediatrics
Henry L. Averns, Medicine
Adrian Baranchuk, Medicine
Derek Berg, Education
Michael J. Beyak, Medicine
Daniel P. Borschneck, Surgery
Glenn D. Brown, Family Medicine
Eric Bruder, Emergency Medicine
Jessica E. Burjorjee, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Robert J. Campbell, Ophthalmology
Jennifer L. Carpenter, Emergency Medicine
Jaelyn Caudle, Emergency Medicine
Meredith Chivers, Psychology
Frances M. Crawford, Emergency Medicine
Nandini Deshpande, Rehabilitation Therapy
Paul E. Dungey, Emergency Medicine
Jason Erb, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Patricia Farmer, Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Harriet E. Feilotter, Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Susan J. Finch, Psychiatry
Melinda L. Fleming, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Karen Graham, Emergency Medicine
Dianne Groll, Psychiatry
Brendon J. Gurd, Kinesiology & Health Studies
Marie-Andrée Harvey, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Neil Hoult, Civil Engineering
Daniel W. Howes, Emergency Medicine
Joshua Karton, Law
Ceren Kolsarici, Business
Monica LaBarge, Business
Qingguo Li, Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Max Montalvo, Emergency Medicine
Allison Morehead, Art
Tariq Munshi, Psychiatry
Heather E. Murray, Emergency Medicine
Mikhail Nediak, Business
J. Peter O’Neill, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Terence R.S. Ozolins, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Raveen Pal, Medicine
Christopher M. Parker, Medicine
Trisha L. Parsons, Rehabilitation Therapy
Ronald P. Pokrupa, Surgery
Cara Reimer, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Vidur Shyam, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
R. Garth Smith, Paediatrics
Fatma Sonmez, Business
Chandrakant Tayade, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Veikko Thiele, Business
Tandy Thomas, Business
Catherine R. Vakil, Family Medicine
Leela Viswanathan, Urban and Regional Planning
Serena Wu, Business
Zhongwen Yao, Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Renewal and Promotion to Associate Professor:

Alan Lomax, Medicine
Margo Rivera, Psychiatry

Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor:

Alice B. Aiken, Rehabilitation Therapy
Christopher Bowie, Psychology
Lisa Dufraimont, Law
Glenda Fisk, Policy Studies
Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, Political Studies
Andrew Grant, Political Studies
Ahmed Hassan , Computing
Jennifer Hosek, Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Stephane Inkel, French Studies
Elizabeth Kelley, Psychology
Amy Latimer, Kinesiology & Health Studies
Daniel Layton-Matthews, Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering
Jacoba Lilius, Policy Studies
Sidney Matrix, Film and Media
J. Scott Matthews, Political Studies
Scott Morgensen, Gender Studies
Yosebe Novell, Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Kelley Packalen, Business
Ishita Pande, History
Wolfgang Rau, Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Kim Renders, Drama
Azza Sharkawy, Education
Daryl Wilson, Psychology
Xiaolong Yang, Pathology and Molecular Medicine


Gregory A.L. Davies, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Philippe Di Stefano, Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Mary Anne Jamieson, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Shawna L. Johnston, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Damian Redfearn, Medicine

Promotion to Associate Professor:

Michael J. Beyak, Medicine
James J. Biagi, Oncology
Anne K. Ellis, Medicine
Rachel M. Holden, Medicine
Jessica Jones, Psychiatry
Sarah A. Jones, Paediatrics
Sarosh Khalid-Khan, Psychiatry
K. C. Lawrence Leung, Family Medicine
Michel Melanson, Medicine
Elaine O. Petrof, Medicine
Richard C. Van Wylick, Paediatrics
Margaret Walker, Music
Christine White, Medicine
Wendy L. Wobeser, Medicine

Continuing Appointment and Promotion to Associate Librarian:

Morag Coyne, Library
Amanda Ross-White, Library
Mary Claire Vandenburg, Library
Sarah Wickett, Library

Promotion to Professor:

Danielle Blouin, Emergency Medicine
Richard Brachman, Civil Engineering
Annette J. Burfoot, Sociology
Christine P. Collier, Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Stephane Courteau, Physics, Physics Engineering & Astronomy
Gerald Evans, Medicine
John Freeman, Education
Anthony Goerzen, Business
Kate L. Harkness, Psychology
Hugh Horton, Chemistry
Stephen Hughes, Physics, Physics Engineering & Astronomy
Don Klinger, Education
Catherine Krull, Sociology
David Lebrun, Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Andrew Lewis, Mathematics and Statistics
Stephen Lougheed, Biology
Linda B. McLean, Rehabilitation Therapy
Gema Olivo, Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering
Mary C. Olmstead, Psychology
Martin Pare, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Mark Sabbagh, Psychology
Jill Scott, Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Mick Smith, Philosophy
Steven P. Smith, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Joan E. Tranmer, Nursing
Roel Vertegaal, Computing


University Registrar

A search committee has been established to provide advice to Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison and Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Ann Tierney on the future leadership of the Office of the University Registrar (OUR). Teresa Alm has been acting as interim University Registrar since November 2011.

Committee members are:

- Lucia Briceland, Manager, Records and Registration, OUR
- Monica Corbett, Director, Admissions and Student Services, SGS
- Jane Emrich, Associate Dean of Students, Faculty of Law
- Arig Girgrah, Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
- Shannon Goodspeed, Executive Director, Commerce Program, QSB
- Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)
- Isabelle Duchaine, Academic Affairs Commissioner
- John Pierce, Acting Associate Dean (Studies), Faculty of Arts and Science
- Ellie Sadinsky, Executive Director, Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs – Secretary
- Matthew Scribner, President, SGPS
- Stephanie Simpson, Associate Director, Human Rights Office
- Ann Tierney, Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs - Chair

Comments on the position of University Registrar and the present state and future prospects of the OUR are invited. Submissions, which will be shared with the members of the search committee and form part of the record of decision-making, are to be directed to Ann Tierney at vpdean.sa@queensu.ca or c/o Gordon Hall 300 by July 13. Anonymous submissions will not be accepted.

Copyright © Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000
Last updated at 4:55 pm EDT, Wed August 27, 2014
iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.