Paul MacPherson, MBA

Director, Clinical Research Services, UHN

Paul is responsible for operational oversight for clinical research at UHN, including the operational framework for research ethics, institutional authorization, and facilitation of clinical trial startup. Paul has been involved in a number of harmonization efforts in clinical research administration, including past chair of the Clinical Study Agreements Working Group, an initiative led by the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TASHN), and co-Chair of the Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC) Fair Market Value working group. Paul previously worked in research administration at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He graduated from the University of Regina with a BFA (Theatre), and from the Schulich School of Business at York University with an MBA.