Research Staff

Anna O’Brien, MSc CCRP – Clinical Research Program Manager

Anna O’Brien supervises the research staff at both the General and Civic campuses and oversees the research projects, finances and human resources for the Research Department.
Location: General Campus
Yusra Al Mosuli, MD PhD – Clinical Research Associate

Yusra Al Mosuli coordinates the division’s orthopaedic oncology clinical research trials and engages in several translational reserach projects in regenerative medicine and cancer therapeutics.
Location: General Campus
Meaghan Dufresne, M.HK – Clinical Research Coordinator

Meaghan Dufresne works for the adult reconstruction and hip preservation clinical practice units.
Location: General Campus
Hunter Grad, BHSc – Clinical Research Coordinator (CQI Data Program Coordinator)

Hunter Grad maintains daily operations of the CQI data program to ensure a smooth data collection process and data accuracy.
Location: General Campus
Isabel Horton, BASc – Clinical Research Assistant

Isabel Horton coordinates the adult reconstruction and hip preservation clinical trials within the division and assists with manuscript writing and conference preparation.
Location: General Campus
Chelsea Mason, BSc (Hons) – Clinical Research Assistant I

Chelsea Mason plays an active administrative role in our research group by assisting in manuscript, abstract and grant submissions, submissions to the research ethics board and day-to-day management of clinical trials.
Location: General Campus
Katie McIlquham, HBScHK RKin – Clinical Research Coordinator

Katie McIlquham coordinates over a dozen upper extremity studies and is the lead coordinator on an international multicenter hip fracture randomized controlled trial.
Location: General Campus
Nesrine Menikh, RN – Quality Improvement Coordinator

Nesrine Menikh supports the quality of care for the Orthopaedic Surgery patients at The Ottawa Hospital and our satellite sites, the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital and the Kemptville District Hospital.
Location: General Campus
Emma Slobozianu, HBSc – Clinical Research Assistant (CQI Data Program Assistant)

Emma Slobozianu is a member of the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) team and assists with data collection and entry in the CQI database and communicating with patients to ensure smooth data collection.
Location: General Campus
Julia Brillinger, M.P.H. BSc – Clinical Research Coordinator

Julia Brillinger assists with the coordination of spine clinical trials.
Location: Civic Campus
Melanie Dodd-Moher, BScH MHK – Clinical Research Assistant

Melanie Dodd-Moher coordinates various trauma, foot and ankle, hand and wrist clinical trials.
Location: Civic Campus