Program Committee & Working Groups

Program Committee
Basic Biomedical Working Group
Health Systems Stream Working Group

Prevention and Acute Treatment Stream Working Group
Rehabilitation Stream and Rehab Stroke Course Working Group
Nursing Course Working Group
National Stroke Course Working Group (Canadian Stroke Consortium Education Committee)


2015 Program Committee


Mark Bayley
Medical Director, Neuro Rehabilitation Program
Toronto Rehab
Co-chair

Robert Côté
Professor, Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medicine
McGill University Health Centre
Co-chair

Michael Hill (Past Co-Chair)
Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Calgary

Ashfaq Shuaib
Chair, Canadian Stroke Consortium Education Committee
Professor, Department of Medicine and Director of Neurology
University of Alberta

Jeffrey Minuk
Co-Chair, Canadian Stroke Consortium Education Committee
Associate Professor , Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University

Alan Bell
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Toronto

Dylan Blacquiere
Neurologist
Saint John Regional Hospital, Horizon Health Network

Leanne Casaubon
Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology
University of Toronto

Dale Corbett
Scientific Director and CEO
HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

Paul Ellis
Emergency Physician
Toronto General Hospital

David Fitchett
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Toronto

Gordon Gubitz
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
Dalhousie University

Antoine Hakim
Director of Neuroscience, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Devin Harris
Stroke TIA Clinical Lead, B.C. Patient Safety and Quality Council
Medical Advisor, Stroke Services BC

Linda Kelloway
Best Practices Leader
Ontario Stroke Network


Michael Kelly
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan

Katie Lafferty
Executive Director
Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

Cheemun Lum
Head – Interventional Neuroradiology
The Ottawa Hospital

Christina O’Callaghan
Executive Director
Ontario Stroke Network

Adam Steacie
Family Physician
Brockville Family Medical Centre

Rick Swartz
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Neurology
University of Toronto

Robert Teasell
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
Parkwood Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London Western University

Dawn Tymianski
Nurse Practitioner
Cerebrovascular Surgery
University Health Network

Katie White
Manager, Stroke Services BC and Heart Failure
Cardiac Services BC

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Working Groups


Basic Biomedical Stream Working Group


Dale Corbett
(Chair) Scientific Director & CEO
HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

Numa Dancause
Professeur sous octroi agrégé
Département de neurosciences
Université de Montréal

Antoine Hakim
Director of Neuroscience, OHRI
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Tim Murphy
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Basic Neurosciences
University of British Columbia

Marc Poulin
Professor
Department of Physiology & Biophysics and Clinical Neurosciences
University of Calgary

Kelly Tennant
Trainee Rep
HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

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Health Systems Stream Working Group


Katie White
(Chair) Manager
Stroke Services BC and Heart Failure
Cardiac Services BC

Paul Ellis
Emergency Physician
Toronto General Hospital

Beverley Griffiths
Director, Acute Health Services and Emergency Management
Department of Health and Community Services
Government of Newfoundland

Chris O’Callaghan
Executive Director
Ontario Stroke Network

Beth Linkewich
Director
Regional Stroke Centre and NEGTA Stroke Network

Carolyn MacPhail
Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
Health PEI-Community Health

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Prevention and Acute Treatment Stream Working Group


Michael Hill (Chair)
Professor, Neurology
Department of Clinical Neurosciences & Hotchkiss Brain Institute
University of Calgary

Alan Bell
Assistant Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
University of Toronto

Oscar Benavente
Professor of Neurology
University of British Columbia

Dylan Blacquiere
Neurologist
Saint John Regional Hospital
Horizon Health Network

Leanne Casaubon
Assistant Professor
Division of Neurology
University of Toronto

David Fitchett
Associate Professor, Medicine
University of Toronto

David Gladstone
Assistant Professor, Medicine
University of Toronto

Gord Gubitz
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
Dalhousie University

Devin Harris
Stroke TIA Clinical Lead
B.C. Patient Safety and Quality Council and Medical Advisor
Stroke Services BC

Michael Kelly
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Neurosurgery
College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan

Cheemun Lum
Neuroradiologist
Diagnostic Imaging-Interventional Neuroradiology
Ottawa Hospital

Jeffrey Minuk
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University

Cian O’Kelly
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Division of Neurosurgery
University of Alberta

Rick Swartz
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Neurology, University of Toronto

Adam Steacie
Family Physician
Brockville Family Medical Centre

Jeanne Teitelbaum
Vice-President – Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation

Theodore Wein
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University

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Rehabilitation Stream Working Group


Robert Teasell (Chair)
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Parkwood Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London Western University

Jocelyn Harris
Assistant Professor
School of Rehabilitation
McMaster University

Aura Kagan
Executive Director
Director of Education and Applied Research
Aphasia Institute

Katie Lafferty
Executive Director
Centre for Stroke Recovery

Bill McIlroy
Professor
Department of Kinesiology
University of Waterloo

Annie Rochette
professeur agrégée
Université de Montréal

Marcos Rodrigues
Trainee Rep
HSF Partnership for Stroke Recovery

Nancy Salbach
Associate Professor and CIHR Investigator
University of Toronto

 

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Nursing Stream Working Group


Dawn Tymianski
(Chair) Nurse Practitioner
University Health Network

Susan Alcock
RN
Manitoba Stroke Strategy & Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Linda Kelloway
Best Practice Leader
Ontario Stroke Network

Patrice Lindsay
Director, Best Practices and Performance
Stroke – Heart and Stroke Foundation

Dana McNamara
Nurse Practitioner
Annapolis Valley Health, Nova Scotia

Colleen Taralson
Stroke Services Coordinator
Alberta Health Services
Stroke Program Edmonton Zone

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National Stroke Course Working Group (Canadian Stroke Consortium Education Committee)


Ashfaq Shuaib
Chair, Canadian Stroke Consortium Education Committee
Professor, Department of Medicine and Director of Neurology
University of Alberta

Jeffrey Minuk
Co-Chair, Canadian Stroke Consortium Education Committee
Associate Professor , Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University