Our Team

Gayle Halas, Ph.D, co-Research Lead, Rady Chair in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice 
Phone: 204.977.5666
Email: Gayle.Halas@umanitoba.ca

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Alanna Baldwin, PhD, Research & Operations Officer
Phone: 204.799.5674
Email: Alanna.Baldwin@umanitoba.ca

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Shanel Deslauriers, Network Manager (Currently on Leave)
Phone: 204.789.3244
Email: Shanel.Deslauriers@umanitoba.ca

 Shanel Deslauriers is the Network Manager for the Manitoba Primary and Integrated Healthcare innovation Network (MPN) Shanel completed MSc. In Physiology and Pathophysiology from University of Manitoba (2015), and was awarded as the Manitoba Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Masters student of the year for her work on calcium transport in the diabetic heart. Shanel has experience working in both basic and clinical research settings, and has a background in the non-profit health research foundation sector. Shanel has a passion for health research and is excited to be a part of MPN’s work to improve primary and integrated healthcare through research.  She aims to provide support to facilitate collaboration between clinicians, researchers, and policy makers to enhance their research projects. She will also work to support research teams in preparation for application to funding calls, and hopes to create new learning and knowledge translation opportunities for MPN members.

Jennifer Pepneck, Knowledge Broker
Phone: 204.789.3445
Email: Jennifer_Pepneck@cpe.umanitoba.ca

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Tripartite Leadership

Gayle Halas, Ph.D, co-Research Lead, Rady Chair in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice 

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Alan Katz ,MBChB MSc CCFP, co-Research Lead, Director of Manitoba Centre for Health Policy 

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Laura Morrison, Director, Policy and Standards Branch Policy and Accountability Division Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

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Practice/Clinical Lead: Dr. Tamara Buchel, Executive Director of the Manitoba College of Family Physicians

Dr. Tamara Buchel is a family physician working in Winnipeg and the Executive Director of the Manitoba College of Family Physicians.  She did both her medical school and Family Medicine training at the University of Manitoba.  She currently has a busy clinical practice in Northwest Winnipeg, including both outpatient and inpatient work.  She also attends at a Personal Care Home in Winnipeg.  Over the years, Dr. Buchel has had strong involvement with the medical school and Family Medicine residency program at the University of Manitoba and continues to enjoy teaching.  Dr. Buchel has been the Executive Director of the Manitoba College of Family Physicians since 2012 and through this role is involved in many advocacy efforts to ensure family physicians in Manitoba can deliver the highest quality care to their patients.