Research Ethics Board

Research Ethics Board


The Research Ethics Board at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care (Waypoint) reviews the ethical acceptability of all research involving human participants conducted within Waypoint or under its auspices, that is by Waypoint staff and students, or external researchers using Waypoint patients/clients or Waypoint staff. 

 The REB has a diverse and experienced membership that includes scientists, clinicians, community members and those with specialized knowledge of law and ethics. 

The REB endeavors to ensure that all reviewed research is conducted in
accordance with: 
  1. The current version of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical
        Conduct for Research involving Human Participants (TCPS2) 
  2. The Health Ethics Guide
  3. Part C Division 5 of the Food and Drug Regulations of Health Canada 
  4. International Conference on Harmonization of Technical
        Requirements for the Registration of Pharmaceuticals for
        Human Use Guidance E6: Good Clinical Practice: Consolidated
        Guideline (ICH-GCP) 
  5. Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)
  6. The Personal Information Protection and Electronic
        Document Act (PIPEDA)

Membership

 

Voting Member Name and Degree(s) Areas of Expertise, Institutional Affiliation and City Role(s) on the REB
 1. Robitaille, Glenn A.
D.Min, M.Div., RP, MPCC
Director, Ethics and Spiritual Care
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Chair, Scientific
 2. Szego, Michael
PhD, MHSc
Clinical Ethicist
The Centre for Clinical Ethics, Toronto, ON
Vice-Chair, Scientific
 3. Gignac, John Lawyer
HGR Graham Partners
Penetanguishene, ON
Law
 4. Quesnelle, Brigitte Privacy
Privacy Officer
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Law/Privacy
 5. Boyce, David Retired Social Worker Community Representative
 6. N. Zoe Hilton
Ph.D., C.Psych.
Senior Research Scientist
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Scientific
 7. Gagné, Jos.
DEC (diplome d'études collégiales, CEGEP)
Recreation Therapist
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Scientific
 8. Rowntree, Cyndi Consultation Lead
Patient/Client and Family Council
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Penetanguishene, ON
Patient Perspective
 9. MacRae, Kelly Anne
OT Reg (Ont), MA, PhD
Occupational Therapist
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Scientific
10. West, Nick Psychometrist
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Scientific
11. Katherine McKay
BSW, MD, FRCPC
Staff Psychiatrist
Wapyoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Scientific
12.  Yin Cheng
RPhm

Pharmacist
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Penetanguishene, ON 
 Scientific