Leadership Team

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is a not-for-profit corporation governed by a voluntary Board of Directors that includes members of the community, The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa. The Senior Management Team provides scientific and administrative leadership for the Institute.

Board of Directors


Senior Management Team


Administrative Directors

  • Marisa Akow (Managing Director, Finance and Operations)
  • Jennifer Ganton (Director, Communications and Public Relations)
  • Janice Marks (Director, Research Administration and Human Resources)
  • Penny Phillips (Director, Clinical Research Administration)
  • Sandy Watson (Director, Corporate Governance & Compliance)