Dr. Kourosh Sabri, MB.ChB, FRCOphth

Associate Professor / Division of Ophthalmology / Dept. of Surgery

Dr. Kourosh Sabri is a fellowship trained Paediatric Ophthalmologist and adult Strabismologist. He is the principal investigator for several nationally and provincially funded prospective research studies. He is passionate about research and his aim is to develop McMaster Paediatric Eye Research Group into an internationally acclaimed research body.

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Dr. Forough Farrokhyar, MB.ChB, FRCOphth

Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics / Director of OSRS at McMaster

Dr. Farrokhyar is a clinical epidemiologist, research methodologist and biostatistician with a specific interest in clinical research. Her areas of interests mainly include the design of comparative studies including randomized controlled trials, cohort and case-control studies, the design of registries and surveys, systematic reviews and meta-analysis. She also has research interests in the application of statistical modelling in non-randomized designs to adjust for prognostic differences, evaluations of outcomes, assessment of short-term and long-term outcomes of chronic conditions, and examination of relationships between risk factors and outcomes.

Natalie Fleming, MSW RSW

Administrative Assistant

Natalie Fleming has a strong research background, having completed her Masters of Social Work at York University with a focus in research. She previously worked at St. Michael’s Hospital as a Research Coordinator.

She is excited to be a part of the McPERG team as she is passionate about health research that has practical applications.

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RECENT RESEARCH COORDINATORS

Ms. Nida Malik

Research Coordinator

BSc

Ms. Crystal Chan

Research Coordinator

BSc

Ms. Grace Lee

Research Coordinator

BHSc (Honours), Child Health Specialization

THESIS & PROJECT COURSE STUDENTS

We encourage both undergraduate and postgraduate students to undertake thesis projects with our group. The following students have successfully completed, or are currently completing their thesis projects or an independent study course with the McMaster Paediatric Eye Research Group.

Thesis Period: September 2017 – Present

Degree Program: Masters of Applied Sciences (Engineering)

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2017

Thesis Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Sciences (Integrated Science Program)

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2019

Course Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Science (Microbiology)

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2017

Course Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Health Sciences

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2019

Course Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences

University: McMaster

Graduation: 2019

Course Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Health Sciences

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2017

Course Period: September 2018– Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Health Sciences

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2017

Thesis Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Health Sciences

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2017

Thesis Period: September 2018 – Present

Degree Program: Bachelor of Health Sciences

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2017

VOLUNTEERS

There are many undergraduate and postgraduate students who help as volunteers on our projects. The opportunity offers them valuable experience and exposure in health care research. Many of these volunteers go on to do further formal research with our group. We thank all our volunteers for their enthusiasm and commitment to paediatric eye research.

Dr. Moinul is working with McPERG on the PED-VID project.

She is currently an ophthalmology resident at McMaster University / St. Joseph’s Hospital Hamilton.

Volunteering Period: September 2016 – Present

Degree Program: Postgraduate Ophthalmology Resident

University: McMaster

Graduation Year: 2021

Natalie volunteered with us during her Bachelor of Health Sciences and continues to work on our EYEMAC Project.

Volunteer Since: 2015

Reza is currently completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences at McMaster.

Volunteer Since: 2017

Saba completed her BHSc while volunteering with McPERG and will be starting a MSc in Occupational Therapy in September 2018.

Volunteer Since: 2015

Mahnoor volunteered with McPERG during her BHSc and will be starting a Masters of Public Health in September 2018 at McMaster.

Volunteer since: 2017

Humna Amjad
David Arango
Matthew Caldwell
Moses Cook
Ryan Dong
Victoria R. D’Silva
Deion D’Souza
Natalia Wai-Heng Fong
Ishanee Garg
Ayesha Ghouse
Verina Hanna
Michelle Hoang
Jimmy Hu
Sarpreet Kahion
Ethan Lin
Rachel Park
Archana Patel
Angelina Pesevski
Julia Shen
Tina Tang
Sajjad Tavassoly
Kim Vo
Alfred Wong
Laura Wong
Chenchen Xu
Dena Zeraatkar

OUR SUPPORTERS