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Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Delegate

Reporting to the Vice-President Research, the CIHR Delegate role acts as the CIHR presence on campus and in the community in order to promote CIHR achievements and conduct promotional activities to support the CIHR mandate.

Dr. Pierson received his BS and MS degrees from Purdue University and a PhD in Reproductive Endocrinology/Physiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He joined the College of Medicine with the University of Saskatchewan in 1988 and is currently a Professor, Director of Research in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Director of the Reproductive Biology Research Unit.

Dr. Pierson is a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine and a Past-President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society.  Studies on ovarian function in women by Dr. Pierson and colleagues at the University of Saskatchewan were cited as one of the top 100 scientific discoveries of 2004. 

Dr. Pierson's research revolves around ovarian follicular development under natural and ovulation induction conditions.

CIHR is the Government of Canada’s health research funding agency, supporting the work of more than 11,000 researchers and trainees in universities, teaching hospitals, and research institutes across Canada.

For more information about CIHR, visit www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca.


Jim Thornhill
Roger A. Pierson
CIHR Research Delegate
Phone: (306) 966-4458
Fax: (306) 966-8796
Email: pierson@erato.usask.ca

Staff Contact

Roger A. Pierson
CIHR Delegate
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
College of Medicine
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, SK   S7N 0W8
Phone: (306) 966-4458
Fax: (306) 966-8796
Email: pierson@erato.usask.ca