Program of Experimental Medicine - POEM
Department of Medicine

Program of Experimental Medicine

POEM Director

Vipul Jairath
Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 33655
  • Strategic direction & leadership

POEM Research Officer

Joanna Arsenault-Carter
Phone: 519-685-8500, ext. 32864
  • Manages POEM team and services
  • Designs and develops services, resources and processes
  • Coordinates peer-review of grant applications
  • Provides orientations for new faculty
  • Consults with faculty on research issues
  • Supports research community networking

POEM Data Analyst

Evan Wiley
Phone: 519-685-8500, ext. 35481
  • Gathers, analyzes, and reports on research and other metrics for the department
  • Administers the annual POEM peer-review evaluation process
  • Assists with process design and development
  • Manages the POEM website content
  • Organizes research networking events

POEM Statistical Analysts (part-time)

Demetri Pananos, PhD -
Emily Dawson, PhD candidate in Epidemiology at Western University -
Surim Son, PhD candidate in Epidemiology at Western University -
The POEM Statistical Analyst’s assist with research projects in any of the following capacities:
Assist DOM faculty members with their research projects in any of the following capacities:
  • Pre-Award: advises on appropriate statistical analysis for protocol development (sample size calculation, data analysis plan), data collection form (DCF)/case report form (CRF), or survey design.
  • Post-Award: advises on data cleaning or management, performs data analysis, and interprets results.
  • Knowledge Mobilization (KM): advises on the articulation of project results and contributes to presentation materials, including publications.

POEM Medical Writer

Tim Hartley
  • Assists authors with review, editing and proof-reading of research-findings, grant applications, and regulatory documents
  • Provides editorial and review support for manuscripts