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)

amerschedule@gmail.com

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Dr. Amer Johri is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.  He has served on the Boards of the ASE and Canadian Society of Echo, and is the immediate past Chair of the ASE Circulation and Vascular Ultrasound (CAVUS) Council. He is founder of the CINQLab.com and the POCUSjournal.com.

His research focuses on innovation of ultrasound-based techniques to enhance risk stratification. Current thematic areas include:  cardiopulmonary POCUS, screening of special populations such as competitive athletes and women, analysis of vulnerable atherosclerotic carotid plaque through 3D, composition, and novel ultrasound contrast applications.  The CINQ Lab is currently pursuing collaborations in the areas of artificial intelligence for vascular analysis.

He is chair of the ASE guideline for the assessment of carotid arterial plaque by ultrasound.  He also chaired the recent ASE POCUS for COVID-19 Assessment statement.  Dr. Johri is passionate about education and curates the monthly podcast for the JASE- he enjoys receiving feedback or questions by twitter @amerjohri


Research Staff

 

Marie-France Hétu, PhD

Research Associate
CINQ Centre Manager

hetumf@queensu.ca
(613) 549-6666 ext. 8174

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Yvette Chirinian, Dipl.-Biotech.

Research Assistant

(613) 549-6666 ext. 8175

 

Courtney McNamara, BSc

Research Assistant

 

Julia Herr, MSc

Research Coordinator

julia.herr@queensu.ca

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Nicholas Grubic, MSc

Research Assistant

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Salwa Nihal, MBBS MPhil MSc

Research Educator

16snc2@queensu.ca

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Graduate Students

 

Georgia Kersche, BSc

MSc Student (TMED)

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Kiera Liblik, BSc

MSc Student (TMED) and Medical Student

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Undergraduate Thesis Students

 

Matthew Williamson

PHGY 499 Student – DBMS

 

Heidi Corneil

Independent Study


Echocardiography Fellows and Internal Medicine Residents

 

Josh Durbin, MD

Cardiology Resident

 

Sherwin Wong, MD

Internal Medicine Resident

 

Jeffrey Lam, MD

Internal Medicine Resident


Medical Students

 

Edward Cui, BHSc

Medical Student

 

Ricky Hu

Medical Student

 

Sonu Varghese

Medical Student


Volunteers

 

Braeden Hill

Volunteer, Summer Student
(NSERC USRA funded)

 

Emma Mensour

Volunteer (previously 499 student)