Paul Demers

Paul is the Director of the OCRC, as well as a Senior Scientist with Ontario Health and a Professor with the Occupational and Environmental Health Division of the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health. He has a PhD in Epidemiology and an MSc in Industrial Hygiene, both from the University of Washington in Seattle. Paul is internationally recognized for his expertise on the health effects of workplace exposures and has sat on many expert panels, including the International Agency for Research on Cancer working groups that evaluated carcinogens such as dusts and fibres, firefighting and formaldehyde. He has extensive research experience and accomplishments, including his past leadership of "CAREX Canada," a national workplace and environmental exposure program. Over his academic career he has held numerous research grants, supervised many graduate students and has published extensively.

Tracy Kirkham

Bio coming soon.

Victoria H. Arrandale

Victoria Arrandale holds an MSc in Occupational Hygiene and a PhD in Medical Science (Occupational Health). She is an Assistant Professor with the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Victoria’s interest in occupational exposure and disease stems from her experience in the pulp and paper industry as a young worker. Victoria’s current research focuses on improving the exposure assessment in ongoing Canadian cancer cohort studies as well as the development and evaluation of interventions to reduce carcinogen exposure in Canadian workplaces, particularly in the mining industry.

Wolodymyr (Wally) Lewyckyj

Wolodymyr (Wally) Lewyckyj joined OCRC in October 2013 as Senior Manager. He had been Manager of the WSIB-RAC research grant program for many years, as well as a Senior Research Analyst with the WSIB’s Prevention Division. More recently he was Policy Advisor for the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario. Wally has an MA in Sociology from York University.