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. Eke, Angela Wyatt
PhD
Research
Criminal Behaviour Analysis Unit, Research Behavioural Sciences and Analysis Section, Ontario Provincial Police, Orillia, ON
Scientific
 4. Quesnelle, Brigitte Privacy
Director, Clinical Information Services/Privacy Officer, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene, ON
Law/Privacy
 5. Boyce, David Retired Social Worker Community Representative
 6. Storey, Kathryn
RN, M.Ed., PhD
Shift Nurse Manager, 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 Patient Services, Representative, 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. Gammell, Hon. John M.
BA, LLB, JD
Retired Judge Law
 11. West, Nick Psychometrist, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene, ON Scientific
 12. Vacancy Psychiatry, Wapyoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene, ON Scientific