Steering Committee

Peter Goodhand

Chair, OCRC Steering Committee

Peter Goodhand is a respected leader in the global health sector as a senior executive and board member in both the philanthropic and health research advancement communities. Goodhand played a key role in the creation of a global alliance to accelerate progress in genomic research and medicine. In...


Andréane Chénier

Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. Andréane Chénier is a CUPE National Representative specializing in Health and Safety. She assists CUPE members in Ontario with a wide range of occupational health and safety issues. In this role, she presents the public sector worker perspective as a representative on advisory bodies and steering...


Paul Demers

Director and Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Paul comes to OCRC from the University of British Columbia, where he was a Professor in the School of Environmental Health. As well as being Director of the OCRC, he is also a Professor with the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health. He has an MSc in Industrial Hygiene and a PhD...


Leon Genesove

Affiliated Scientist and Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. Leon Genesove is the Chief Physician of the Ontario Ministry of Labour. Dr. Genesove advises the Ministry of Labour on the health needs of both individuals and groups with respect to their working environment. He manages the Ministry’s Occupational Medicine Unit and leads the enforcement...


D. Linn Holness

Affiliated Scientist and Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. D. Linn Holness, MD, MHSc, FCBOM, FRCPC, FFOM(Hon) Dr. Holness graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto in 1977 and has a MHSc from the University of Toronto. She is certified in Occupational Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is an Honorary...


H. Roland Hosein

Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. Roland Hosein is a native of Trinidad who took his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees at the University of London and completed his Ph.D in Epidemiology at the University of Western Ontario. He did research on the epidemiology of lung diseases at Yale University, and later led a team in Occupational Health for...


Anthony B. Miller

Chair, OCRC Scientific Advisory Committee and Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. Anthony Miller is currently Professor Emeritus at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. A physician-epidemiologist, he was a member of the scientific staff of the UK Medical Research Council, 1962-71, Director of the Epidemiology Unit of the National Cancer Institute of Canada...


Rowena Pinto

Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Rowena Pinto is the Vice President, Public Affairs & Strategic Initiatives for the Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division and is part of the Society’s senior leadership team. Her portfolio encompasses advocacy, prevention and health promotion, communications and media, community outreach in...


Linda Rabeneck

Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. Linda Rabeneck is the Vice-President of Prevention and Cancer Control at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), and oversees CCO's screening, research and surveillance programs. Previously, she was a CCO regional vice president and chief of the Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Dr...


Eugene Wen

Member, OCRC Steering Committee

Dr. Eugene Wen is the Vice President and Chief Statistician at the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB). He is responsible for the Corporate Statistics Division. He advises the President, CEO and senior management on evidence-based decision making, develops strategic projects and capacity in...