Dr. Onye NnoromPresident
Dr. Nnorom completed her medical degree at McGill University, and then completed a Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology) and residency training at the University of Toronto. Being of Nigerian and Trinidadian heritage, she is particularly interested in immigrant health, and Black community health and wellness. Her main area of interest is in the prevention of chronic diseases, particularly cancer.
Dr. Placide RubabazaPast-President
Dr. Rubabaza earned his medical degree at the University of Ottawa Medical School, and completed his specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University. He also earned a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. Tola AfolabiDirector of Membership
Dr. Afolabi completed medical school at the University of Toronto and residency at Dalhousie University. She also completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Toronto. Prior to entering medicine, she completed an M.A. in English Language and Literature. Dr. Afolabi is Nigerian- Canadian and has an interest in improving immigrant health and outcomes.
Dr. Husam Abdel-QadirDirector of Continuing Professional Development
Dr. Neil IsaacMember At Large
Dr. Renee BeachMember At Large
Dr. Beach graduated from McMaster University’s School of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at the University of Ottawa. She practices at Women's College Hospital as well as in private office. Within dermatology, she has a specific interest in treating dermatologic disease in a broad range of ethnic skin types.
Dr. Paul GaliwangoMember At Large
He has been a staff cardiologist at the Rouge Valley Health System since 2008, where he is medical director of the Cardiac Diagnostics lab, and also founded and co-directs the Cardiac CT Angiography program
Dr. Chiebere O. OgbunekeMember At Large
He is a co-founder of the Dolphin Family Foundation; a non-governmental organization (NGO) registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Dr. Chiebere’s main interests are on vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine safety