Andrea Eaton

Andrea Eaton is the national coordinator for the PERC network. She is responsible for providing full scope research administrative support for the entire network and ensures the sustainability and running of the network. She is a registered nurse and has been involved in pediatric emergency research since 2014 as a clinical research nurse and research … Read more

Tyrus Crawford

  Tyrus has been with the CHEO Research Institute since 2012. During this time, he has worked as a Research Assistant, Research Coordinator, and as the REDCap Administrator for the Research Institute and CHEO. From these roles, Tyrus has gained experience in both the coordination of clinical trials and also data management for these studies … Read more

Waleed Alqurashi

  Dr. Waleed Alqurashi is a pediatric emergency medicine physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. His main academic activity is clinical research and knowledge translation, particularly on allergy and anaphylaxis. Dr. Waleed Alqurashi is the Content Advisor for anaphylaxis at the Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) … Read more

Gabrielle Freire

Dr. Gabrielle Freire is a pediatric emergency physician at The Hospital for Sick Children and a Clinician-Scientist Track Investigator at the Peter Gilgan Center for Research and Learning. She holds an assistant-professor position within the Department of Pediatrics and Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Freire completed her medical degree at McGill … Read more

Brett Burstein

Executive Board Member Dr. Burstein graduated from the McGill University combined M.D/Ph.D program (2010), followed by residency in General Pediatrics (2013) and fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2015) at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, where he has been a PEM Attending and Trauma Team Leader ever since.  He obtained an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health … Read more

Bruce Wright

Dr. Bruce Wright completed his Doctor of Medicine and Pediatric Residency at the University of Manitoba in 1999 and his emergency medicine fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 2002. Dr. Wright joined the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in 2002 at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. He was … Read more

Samina Ali

Dr. Samina Ali is a pediatric emergency physician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital (Edmonton, Alberta) and a Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Alberta. She is currently Chair of Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC). She recently completed a Mayday Pain and Society Fellowship in Science Communications (2019). Dr. Ali is a … Read more

Roger Zemek

  Dr. Zemek is a Pediatric Emergency physician, a Professor and Clinical Research Chair in Pediatric Concussion at the University of Ottawa, a Senior Scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, and Director of the CHEO Clinical Research Unit. He holds several national and international leadership positions including Past-Chair of the … Read more