Meet the team behind Cures for kids

Our tireless group of talented and interdisciplinary individuals are working to turn the spotlight on fighting life-threatening illness and to raise research funds to improve the quality of life for children with them.

Our Founder

Perri Tutelman

Perri Tutelman was named one of Canada’s Top 20 under Twenty 2010 for her efforts as an accomplished scientist and philanthropist. Since the age of 14, Perri has been a contributing researcher at the B.C. Cancer Research Centre, and has developed a novel combination treatment for cancer. Her work was recognized nationally when she placed first at the 2009 Canada-Wide Science Fair. Perri’s knowledge of illness and disease extends far beyond the laboratory. At the age of 15, Perri combined her passions of laboratory research and pediatric clinical care to found the “Cures for Kids Foundation”. Today, Perri is studying in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at Dalhousie University where her research focuses on family factors and pediatric pain.

Board of Directors
    • Greg Allen, LL.B.
      Chairman of the Board
      (Hunter Litigation Chambers)
    • Amanda Wong
      Vice President
    • Leonard Glass, LL.B.
      Director 
      (Lawson Lundell LLP)
    • Howard Jampolsky
      Director
    • Doug Moore, CA
      Treasurer
      (Grant Thronton LLP)
    • Avi Tutelman
      Director
    • Perri Tutelman
      Director
Board of Advisors
    • Josh Blair
      Executive Vice-President of TELUS Health and TELUS International and President of TELUS Business Solutions West, TELUS (Vancouver)
    • The Honourable Larry Campbell
      Senator of the province of British Columbia (Vancouver)
    • Dr. Paul Goldberg
      Vice President, Clinical, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vancouver)
    • Carly Rae Jepsen
      Musician, Singer, Songwriter (Vancouver)
    • Seth Rogen
      Actor, writer, producer (Los Angeles)
    • Dr. Kirk Schultz
      Director, Pediatric Oncology Research, Child and Family Research Institute (Vancouver)
    • Dr. David Suzuki, C.C., O.B.C.
      Scientist, Broadcaster, Environmental Activist (Vancouver)
    • Cheryl Treliving
      Executive Director, Boston Pizza Foundation (Vancouver)
Student Leadership Team

4960 Duncliff Road
Richmond, BC, V7E 3N1
P: 604.241.2523 E: info@curesforkids.ca