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Jo-Anne Hammond, MD, MClSc(FM), CCFP, FCFP
Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Associate Chair, Department of Family Medicine,
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
T: 519-433-8424
E: joanne.hammond@lhsc.on.ca

Dr Jo-Anne Hammond is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western Universitty. She is also the Associate Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Schulich. Although most active in the clinical teaching of medical students and family medicine residents, Jo-Anne has collaborated with Dr. Gregor Reid in many projects surrounding women's health and probiotics.



Sung O. Kim, Ph.D.
Scientist, Lawson
Assistant Professor, Dept. Microbiology & Immunology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
T: 519-661-2111 ext. 82961
E: sung.kim@schulich.uwo.ca






Jean E. Macklaim, H.B.Sc. Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
Western University
T: 519-661-2111 ext. 86858
E: jean.macklaim@gmail.com

Jean completed her B.Sc. training with honours from Western University, specializing in Genetics, and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry, also from Western. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow working under Dr. Greg Gloor and Dr. Gregor Reid. Her research focuses on the human vaginal microbiota and how it contributes to women’s health. Specifically, she is using computational biology approaches applied to next-generation sequencing to determine the composition and transcriptional activity of the organisms under healthy conditions in contrast to unhealthy dysbiotic states.



Roderick MacPhee, B.Sc.H, MSc
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Western University
T: 519-646-6100 ext. 65120
E: macphee@uwo.ca

Roderick completed a B.Sc. with honours in Life Sciences at Queen's University in Kingston. He is currently enrolled in the M.Sc. program at Western University, specializing in Microbiolgy & Immunology. Roderick is the recipient of The Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Entrance Award and a Western Graduate Research Scholarship.



John McCormick
Scientist, Lawson
Associate Professor & Chair,
Undergraduate Studies, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Western University
T: 519-661-3309
E: john.mccormick@schulich.uwo.ca
http://publish.uwo.ca/~jmccorm8/




Amy McMillan
MSc Candidate
Western University
T: 519-646-6100 ext. 65120
E: amcmil2@uwo.ca

Amy is in her final year of the B.MSc. program at Western University, specializing in Microbiology & Immunology.






Gregor Reid, B.Sc. Hons., Ph.D., MBA, ARM, CCM, Dr. HS, FCAHS
Director, Canadian Centre for Human Microbiome and Probiotic Research , Lawson
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology and Surgery
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
T: 519-646-6100 ext.65256
E: gregor@uwo.ca

Dr. Gregor Reid is a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Surgery at Western University and has an Endowed Chair in Human Microbiome and Probiotics at the Lawson Health Research Institute. He is an inductee into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He was educated at Glasgow University in Scotland (B.Sc. Hons), Massey University in New Zealand (PhD), Monash University in Australia (MBA), and received an Honorary Doctorate from Orebro University in Sweden. Having been a pioneer of probiotic research and the study of microbes in the urogenital tract of women, his research has expanded to studies of the gut, breast, heart and use of probiotics to detoxify environmental pollutants. He helped set up Western Heads East and other projects in Africa where local 'yogurt mamas' produce probiotic yogurt for communities. He has been awarded 28 patents, and published 444 peer-reviewed publications, including Lancet, JAMA, PNAS, PLoS One, Nature and Nature Reviews Microbiology, and has given 550 talks in 53 countries. Dr. Reid has been Chair of the United Nations - World Health Organization Expert Panel and Working Group on Probiotics; and past-President of the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics. He has received numerous awards, including the 2010 Hellmuth Prize, the highest research honour conferred by Western University, and the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award at Massey University, in 2011. The Canadian R&D Centre for Probiotics won the 2011 Dean’s Award of Excellence at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Click here to view Dr. Reid's publications.



Robert Stodilka, Ph.D., MCCPM
Scientist, Lawson
Medical Physicist, St. Joseph's Health Care, London
Assistant Professor, Depts. Biomedical Engineering, Medical Biophysics and Medical Imaging
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
T: 519-646-6100 ext. 64657
E: stodilka@lawsonimaging.ca

Click here to read Dr. Stodilka's bio.

Shannon Seney
Laboratory Manager
Screening Lab for Immune Disorders
Canadian Centre for Human Microbiome and Probiotic Research
Lawson Health Research Institute
T: 519-646-6000 ext. 61574 & ext. 65740
E: shannon.seney@sjhc.london.on.ca






Kelly Summers, Ph.D.
Scientist, Lawson
Assistant Professor, Dept. Microbiology & Immunology,
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
T: 519-661-2111 ext. 83432
E: kelly.summers@schulich.uwo.ca
http://publish.uwo.ca/~ksummers/






Jessica A. Younes
PhD Candidate
Department of BioMedical Engineering
University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen,
Antonius, The Netherlands







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