Who We Are

The Canadian MPS Society is governed by a committed group of community leaders elected by our membership. The Medical Advisory Board  provides expert advice to the staff and Board of Directors on a range of scientific and policy matters.

Board of Directors

Mélissa Bilodeau
Montreal, Quebec
MPS IVA – Adult

Marilyn Marchment
Vancouver, BC
Communications Consultant

Terry Byrne
Guelph, Ontario
MPS I – Parent

Julie Lariviere
Rockland, ON
MPS I Parent

Mojan Zehtabchi
Toronto, Ontario
Naturopathic Doctor

Ruben Krishnamurthy
Mannidosis – Parent

Lisa Bosdet
Past Chair
Victoria, BC
MPS I Parent


Kim Angel
Executive Director


Priyadharshini Ramakrishnan
Special Projects and Research Assistant

Alexandra Wyatt
Special Projects and Initiatives Coordinator

Medical Advisory Board Chair

Lorne Clarke, MD, CM, FRCPC

Director, Provincial Medical Genetics Programme
Department of Medical Genetics
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC

Medical Advisory Board

Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg
MD, CM, FRCPC, FCCMG, Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health University of Manitoba, Director, Metabolic Service Program in Genetics and Metabolism Children’s Hospital
Winnipeg, Manitoba

J.T.R. Clarke MD, Ph D (Retired)
The Hospital for Sick Children (formerly)
Toronto, ON

Aneal Khan, MD
Inherited Metabolic Clinic
Alberta Children’s Hospital
Calgary, AB

Serge Melancon, MD
Biochemical Genetics Unit
Montreal Children’s Hospital
Montreal, QC

John Mitchell, MD
Biochemical Genetics Unit
Montreal Children’s Hospital
Montreal, QC

Eva Mamak, Ph D
Department of Neuropsychology
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON

Tony Rupar, B.Sc., Ph.D.
Chairman, Division of Clinical Biochemistry
Chair, Human Molecular Genetics Program, Child Health Research Institute
Director, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, CPRI
London, ON

Michal Inbar-Feigenberg, MD, FCCMG
The Hospital for Sick Children, Staff Physician – Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
University of Toronto, Assistant Professor – Department of Paediatrics University of Toronto

Sarah Dyack, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG
Division of Medical Genetics, Associate Professor
Dalhousie University, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Internal Medicine
Halifax, NS