Announcement: Staff Annoucements- Nov 2014

Announcement: Staff Annoucements- Nov 2014

Announcement: Staff Annoucements- Nov 2014

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Please join CHI in welcoming new members to the team:

Wendy Doig- Data Analyst
Wendy Doig joined the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, (CHI’s), Data Science Team as a Data Analyst in September 2014. She supports multiple aspects of the research process, including grant writing, data analyses and journal submissions. Wendy also brings programming expertise in SAS and working with large data sets. She has been involved in the production of departmental statistics for planning, monitoring and evaluating health program activities with administrative databases.

In the past, Wendy worked within Winnipeg’s Health Research Community and with administrative data at Manitoba Health, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Riverview Health Centre and the University of Manitoba. Her work has shown how useful administrative data can be in providing information to policy makers to improve healthcare. Contact Wendy at

Justin Zhang- Bioinformatics Analyst
Justin Zhang joined CHI as an analyst to develop bioinformatics analysis pipelines and provide consulting services for collaborative research projects.

Justin has a B.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics from Simon Fraser University, and a B.Eng. degree in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China. Since 2010, Justin has accumulated extensive skills and experience in bioinformatics data analysis, including next generation sequencing of genomic (genome assembly and annotation) and transcriptomic (differential gene expression analysis using RNA-Seq data). Justin also possesses research skills in data mining and systems biology. Finally, Justin has solid experience using different programming languages and databases and performing computer system administration. Contact Justin at

Dan McGregor- Director- Business Services
Dan McGregor is the Director of Business Services with CHI; he joined the team in October, 2014. Dan has obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) along with various professional certifications, including: Certified Professional Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and Certification in Risk Management Assurance. Dan has a strong financial and administrative background; prior to joining CHI, Dan worked with the University of Manitoba as Business Manager in both the College of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Kinesiology and Recreation Management, and has also worked within the Province of Manitoba as Comptroller in the Department of Education and Senior Financial Analyst within the Department of Health.

Dan also has extensive experience in process improvement and compliance due to his role as Senior Audit Consultant within the Audit Services office at the University of Manitoba and Internal Auditor with the Province of Manitoba. Contact Dan at

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