Dominique McMahon is a Program Officer with Grand Challenges Canada for the Targeted Grand Challenges program. Dr. McMahon primarily supports the Saving Brains program, as well as the development and implementation of other Grand Challenges Canada initiatives.
Dr. McMahon has an interdisciplinary experience on innovation in the developing world that spans both the medical sciences and social sciences. Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Dr. McMahon completed a PhD in Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto examining biomedical innovation capacity in China, India and Brazil. She then completed postdoctoral fellowships in Public Health and in Global Affairs on domestic clinical research capacity in the emerging economies. Dr. McMahon is currently a Research Fellow at the Munk Center for Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.