Announcing the New President of the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology (CAIR) and Welcoming New Board Officers

June 14, 2021 – The Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology (CAIR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tara Graham, who assumed the role at the board’s meeting on June 14th, 2021, as CAIR’s new Board President.

“We welcome Dr. Graham as our new Board President and look forward to her leadership as CAIR continues its post-pandemic evolution. Dr. Graham brings a wealth of experience, she is the current Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Trillium Health Partners and Lecturer at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. She has served on the board since 2014 and is the Scientific Director of the Annual Meeting. Please join me and the rest of the board in welcoming Dr. Graham  to her new role!”- Dr. Amol Mujoomdar, CAIR Past President

The board also wants to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Dr. Amol Mujoomdar for his leadership and dedication as the previous President. Dr. Mujoomdar will continue to serve on the CAIR Executive in the role of Past President replacing Dr. Jason Wong who will transition into a Director position. Dr Alessandra Cassano-Bailey will be assuming the role of Vice President.

Acknowledging the benefits from the professional and personal contributions of dedicated and hard-working directors, the board extends a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Darren Klass for his long-standing service as he finishes his mandate as Board Treasurer and welcomes Dr. David Valenti as the new CAIR Board Secretary-Treasurer. Dr. Darren Klass will continue to serve with the CAIR board in a Director position.

“On behalf of the CAIR board, I want to thank Dr. Klass and Dr. Wong for their tireless energy, long-standing contributions, and support. They dedicated significant time and energy to help grow CAIR as a sustainable national organization representing the interventional radiology interests in Canada. We also want to congratulate and welcome the new Officers. We are grateful and excited to have this group of individuals bring their unique talents, expertise and perspectives to the work of the organization in order to further our vision.” – Dr. Tara Graham, CAIR President

“We are thrilled to have such talented and respected leaders on our board and we look forward to working with them as we continue to serve our members and the entire IR community while leading the vision of CAIR  with dedication and passion.” Luciana Nechita, CAIR Executive Director

The full CAIR board members and officers list is available here.

About the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology (CAIR)

The Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology (CAIR) brings together a vast majority of Interventional Radiologists as well as other professionals of the field and works with patient groups and other allies to help increase accessibility for Canadians to patient friendly, effective, minimally invasive, image-guided treatments. For more information visit

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