Meet Our Research Team 

Dr. Keith Gordon Dr. Keith Gordon, Vice President of Research

Dr. Keith Gordon joined CNIB in 2007 after more than 30 years spent in the ophthalmic industry, where he was responsible for a wide range of research and scientific activities. He is responsible for managing the research operations of CNIB, including the CNIB Baker Grant and is committed to utilizing research to promote ongoing, evidence-based services at CNIB. Dr. Gordon’s goals for CNIB research are to establish a research enterprise of the highest standards dedicated to vision rehabilitation, ophthalmic epidemiology and vision public health.

Dr. Gordon’s primary research interests lie in the area of ophthalmic epidemiology. His academic qualifications include an M.Sc. in Epidemiology, a Ph.D. in Bio-organic Chemistry and an MBA. He is an adjunct professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto.

Shampa Bose, research assistant Shampa Bose, Executive Assistant and Research Coordinator

Shampa Bose joined CNIB with 15 years of experience in the administrative field, having worked with Shampa Bose joined CNIB with 15 years of experience in the administrative field, having worked with Department of International Development (DFID), India and in the not-for-profit sector. She has a BA in Business Administration with a major in International Management (Finland) and the addition of a BA in Economics (India).

In her role working with the Vice President of Research, Shampa supports various committees, manages and monitors CNIB Baker Grants, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funded African Union for the Blind HIV/AIDS program (in Africa) in addition to various other scholarships, grants and awards. She also coordinates the team’s major research projects.​​