Boreham comes to NOSM from McMaster University, where he is a professor in the Department of Radiation and Applied Radiation Sciences. Originally from the Elliot Lake area, he holds an undergraduate degree from Laurentian University and has considerable experience running a large research laboratory.
Boreham’s research interests lie in the effects of radiation on the human body, a topic on which he is highly published. He is also a principal scientist at Bruce Power where he oversees R&D programs related to university and industrial partnerships.
Boreham has also been appointed as the Bruce Power Research Chair in Radiation and Health at NOSM.
Levin has held an appointment with NOSM for a number of years, and has taught several modules. She also holds a position as associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Laurentian University.
Levin has considerable administrative experience, having chaired the Department of Psychology at Laurentian on several occasions and will continue her role at Laurentian on a part-time basis.
Her expertise is in child psychology and she widely published in this area. She also has a small clinical practice in her discipline.
“Drs. Douglas Boreham and Elizabeth Levin are senior leaders who bring a richness of experience that perfectly complements NOSM’s vision of Innovative Education and Research for a Healthier North,” NOSM dean Dr. Roger Strasser said, in a press release.
“It is with great pleasure that I welcome both Drs. Boreham and Levin to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and wish them much success in their new appointments.”