Scientific Program Committee and Working Groups

Scientific Program Committee
Acute & Prevention
Basic Biomedical
Health Systems

Rehabilitation


Scientific Program Committee
2016 Canadian Stroke Congress


Co-chairs:

  • Jeffrey Minuk, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
  • Carol Richards, Professor, of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval

Past-Chair:

  • Robert Côté, Professor, Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medicine, McGill University Health Centre

Members:

  • Dylan Blacquiere, Neurologist, Saint John Regional Hospital, Horizon Health Network
  • Louise Clément, Medical Advisor, Academic Directorate, Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
  • Dale Corbett, Scientific Director & CEO, HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
  • Janice Eng, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia
  • Thalia S. Field, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Gordon Gubitz, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Dalhousie University, Co-chair Education Committee, Canadian Stroke Consortium
  • Antoine Hakim, Director of Neuroscience, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Professor of Medicine,     University of Ottawa
  • Jeffrey Habert, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Josée Houde, Family Physician, Laval
  • Cheemun Lum, Neuroradiologist, Diagnostic Imaging-Interventional Neuroradiology-Ottawa Hospital
  • Marilyn MacKay-Lyons, Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Physiotherapy, Dalhousie University
  • Anita Mountain, Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dalhousie University
  • Eli Segal, Emergency Physician, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
  • Rosa Sourial, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stroke Program, McGill University Health Centre
  • Alexander Thiel, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University
  • Steve Verreault, Neurologist, CHU de Québec – Hôpital de L’Enfant-Jésus
  • Theodore Wein, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stroke Prevention Clinic, Montreal General Hospital

Staff:

  • Laurie Cameron, Manager, Congress & Meeting Services, Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Mary Elizabeth Harriman, Director, Research and Knowledge Exchange, Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Patrice Lindsay, Director, Best Practices & Performance, Stroke, Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Francine Forget-Marin, Director, Health Promotion & Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Québec
  • Beverley Powell-Vinden, Sr. Manager, Professional Development & Knowledge Exchange, Heart and Stroke Foundation

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Congress 2016
Working Groups


Acute & Prevention


  • Gordon Gubitz, Co-Chair, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Dalhousie University , Co-chair Education Committee, Canadian Stroke Consortium
  • Steve Verreault, Co-Chair, Neurologist, CHU de Québec – Hôpital de L’Enfant-Jésus
  • Dylan Blacquiere, Neurologist, Saint John Regional Hospital, Horizon Health Network
  • Thalia Field, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Kirsten George-Phillips, Pharmacist, Stroke Prevention Clinic, University of Alberta Hospital
  • Cheemun Lum, Neuroradiologist, Diagnostic Imaging-Interventional Neuroradiology-Ottawa Hospital
  • Eli Segal, Emergency Physician, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
  • Theodore Wein, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stroke Prevention Clinic, Montreal General Hospital


Basic Biomedical


  • Dale Corbett, Co-Chair, CEO & Scientific Director, HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
  • Alexander Thiel, Co-Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
  • Craig Brown, Associate Professor, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria,
  • Numa Dancause, Professeur sous octroi agrégé, Département de neurosciences, Université de Montréal
  • Shawn Whitehead, Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University
  • Kathryn Hayward, Trainee, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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Health Systems


  • Louise Clément, Chair, Medical Advisor, Academic Directorate, Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
  • Francine Forget-Marin, Director, Health Promotion, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Québec
  • Katie Lafferty, Executive Director, HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
  • Agnes Lehman, Strategic Clinical Network Manager, Cardiovascular, Health and Stroke Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services
  • Rosa Sourial, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stroke Program, McGill University Health Centre
  • Ada Tang, Physical Therapist and Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation, McMaster University

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Rehabilitation


  • Carol Richards, Co-Chair, Professor, Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval
  • Janice Eng, Co-Chair, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia
  • Dale Corbett, CEO & Scientific Director, HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
  • Hélène Corriveau, Professor, School of Rehabilitation, University of Sherbrooke
  • Sean Dukelow, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Calgary
  • Marilyn MacKay-Lyons, Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Physiotherapy, Dalhousie University
  • Anita Mountain, Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dalhousie University
  • Annie Rochette, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, School of Rehabilitation, University of Montreal physical therapist and Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster