CINQ Lab Members


Meet Our Team

The Cardiovascular Imaging Network at Queen’s, including members of the Echo Lab at the Kingston General Hospital, is made up of a diversely skilled team of faculty, fellows, students, research staff, administrative staff, and technical staff.

Dr. Amer M. Johri, MD MSc FRCPC FASE (Director of CINQ)

Dr. Amer Johri is a member of the echocardiography group at Queen’s University and the Director of CINQ. He arrived after completing a research/clinical fellowship in imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA under the supervision of Drs. M.H. Picard, J. Hung, and J. Passeri. His clinical interests are in 3D echocardiography, quality control in the echo lab, and interventional echocardiography. He also has extensive experience in echo-guided CRT optimization and TEE guided percutaneous aortic valve replacement.


Read more about Dr. Johri’s research.


Research Staff

Marie-France Hétu, PhD

Research Associate

CINQ Centre Manager


Christie Boswell-Patterson, MSc

Research Assistant


Julia Herr, MSc

Research Coordinator


Nicholas Grubic, BSc

Research Assistant


Salwa Nihal, MBBS MPhil MSc

Research Educator



Graduate Students

Laura Mantella, MSc

MD/PhD Candidate


Geetika Ail, BSc

MSc Student (Anatomy Program)


Reem Alzafiri, BSc

MSc Student (TMED Program)


Orli Chapman, BA, MSc

MSc Graduate 2019



Undergraduate Thesis Students

Emma Mensour

499 Student – DBMS


Echocardiography Fellows and Internal Medicine Residents

Daniel Belliveau, MD

Clinical Echo Fellow

Luke Wu, MD

Internal Medicine Resident

Daniel Yoo, MD

Internal Medicine Resident


Medical Students

Nabil Hawwa, MSc

Medical Student

Kiera Liblik, BSc

Medical Student



Shagun Jain


Jake Puskas


Hannah Holmes, BSc

Volunteer, previous 499 student