McMaster University

McMaster University

Our Team

Dr. Azzam

Chief of Medicine,
Hamilton General Hospital
Assistant Dean, Continuing Health Sciences Education (CHSE)
Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine

905.525.9140 x26404 & x45149

Sheilah Laffan

Sheilah Laffan
CHSE Program Manager
(On leave until June 2018)

Angela provides the logistical support for our courses, including educational materials, facilities booking and on-site course support. Give Angela a call at 905.525.9140 x26327 or email her at

Angela Silla
CHSE Acting Program Manager

905.525.9140 x26327


Nishma Singhal

Nishma Singhal, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty Lead for CPD Accreditation, CHSE

905.525.9140 x44160

Dr. Vinita Bindlish

Vinita Bindlish, MD, FRSCS, MBA, LLM (Health Law)
CPD Educator, APLL Coach


Bita Zakeri

Bita Zakeri, PhD, MA, HBA
CPD Curriculum Design
& Education Research Lead

905.525.9140 x27474

Dr. Naufal Mohammed

Naufal Mohammed, MD
APLL Coach

Dr. Meghan McConnell

Meghan McConnell, PhD, BSc
Education Scholarship Lead

Cheryl Bogie

Cheryl Bogie
CHSE Coordinator

905.525.9140 x22990

Natalie Park

Natalie Park
CHSE Coordinator

905.525.9140 x20763

Carol Stewart

Carol Stewart, CMP
Lead CHSE Coordinator

905.525.9140 x20052

Shawn Locke

Shawn Locke
CHSE International Coordinator

905.525.9140 x21098

Melanie Kennedy

Melanie Kennedy
Registration Coordinator
905.525.9140 x22671

Lori Dale

Lori Dale
Web and Graphic Designer
905.525.9140 x20948

Elissa Bodnar

Elissa Bodnar
Data Management Assistant

Jasmine Trejo

Jasmine Trejo
Assistant to Dr. Khalid Azzam

905.521.2100 x45149




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