Dana El-MughayyarDirector of Experiential Learning and Clinical Research Manager
Dana El-Mughayyar, a distinguished professional in the field of clinical research and a recipient of numerous awards, has achieved remarkable milestones in her academic and professional journey. Dana successfully completed her Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Biology and Psychology, followed by her Master of Science in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick.
With over seven years of clinical research experience under her belt, Dana currently serves as the Director of Experiential Learning at Impart and holds the position Clinical Research Manager and founder of the volunteer program at New Brunswick Heart Centre Research. Dana’s contributions extend to her leadership role in the LeAAPs Trial (https://classic.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05478304) in New Brunswick, as well as her pivotal involvement in leading ATTR observational studies and CloudDX-sponsored studies. In addition, Dana plays a crucial role in the oversight of various other ongoing trials and studies at the New Brunswick Heart Centre.
Beyond her notable achievements in cardiac research, Dana also serves as the Clinical Research Manager for the Chronic Pain Service Clinic at the Horizon Health Network. She takes on the vital role of representing research interests on the Neurosciences Network, a provincial group dedicated to the continuous improvement of neurosurgery case care standards. Moreover, Dana contributes her expertise as a member of the Acute Spinal Cord Injury Accreditation team for Health Canada Accreditation 2022-2023 at the Saint John Regional Hospital and is actively involved in the Accreditation Canada People-Centred Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program. She also serves as a valued steering committee member of the Spinal Cord Injury Network of Atlantic Provinces.
Dana’s impact extends to her extensive portfolio of peer-reviewed publications and her presentations at national and international scientific conferences. She has made significant contributions to the scientific community by peer-reviewing over 34 manuscripts for the Global Spine Journal and Medicine © in the past two years, solidifying her reputation as an active and dedicated member of the scientific community. Dana’s unwavering commitment to enhancing patient outcomes is evident in her tireless efforts towards the advancement of medical research.
Dana’s passion lies in pushing the boundaries of evidence-based clinical research and making valuable contributions to the scientific community. She firmly believes in the power of multidisciplinary collaboration as a cornerstone for driving progress in medical research. Dana has forged numerous local and national collaborations, with a focus on advancing technology and healthcare for the betterment of all.