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Keynote and Featured Speakers

COL Andrew P. Cap, MD, PhD

Chairman, Coagulation & Blood Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research; Hematology-Oncology Consultant to the US Army Surgeon General COL Cap (André) is originally from Easton, Pennsylvania. He received his BA cum laude from Harvard University where he studied Government.

Dr. Benjamin T. Dunkley

Clinical Associate – MEG Research, Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children Associate Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging, University of Toronto Adjunct Assistant Professor, Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo

Dr. James MacKillop

Peter Boris Chair in Addictions Research, Director of the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, Co-Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster James MacKillop, PhD, is the


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What our delegates say

I attended the Forum to learn about research and program implementation across Canada/US/UK to enable me to take this information back to Australia to enhance our service to the Veteran Community. It has been an invaluable experience. I have made some fantastic connections and obtained a great deal of new knowledge. Thank you all.

Forum 2017 participant

Some really good presenters both in talks and posters. I enjoyed the talks the most that bridged research and clinicial practice. It was also very impactful to have speakers who were veterans to discuss their challenges and viewpoints.

Forum 2017 participant