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)


2014 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

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

Oscar Benavente
Professor of Neurology,
University of British Columbia

Leanne Casaubon
Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology,
University of Toronto

Louise Clément
Medical Advisor, Academic Directorate,
Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux de Québec

Janice Eng
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy,
University of British Columbia

Mitchell Fagan
Family Physician,
Langley, British Columbia

Antoine Hakim
CEO & Scientific Director,
Canadian Stroke Network

Devin Harris
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine,
University of British Columbia

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

Teri Green
Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing
University of Calgary

Katie Lafferty
Executive Director,
Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

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

Ashfaq Shuaib
Professor, Department of Medicine and Director, Division of Neurology,
University of Alberta

Phil Teal
Clinical Professor of Neurology, Division of Neurology, Faulty of Medicine
University of British Columbia

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Working Groups


Basic Biomedical Working Group


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

Jodi Edwards
University of Calgary
Trainee Representative

Hélène Girouard
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine
University of Montreal

Antoine Hakim
CEO & Scientific Director
Canadian Stroke Network

Edith Hamel
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
McGill University

Timothy Murphy
Professor, Basic Neurosciences
University of British Columbia

Greg Silasi
Trainee Rep
University of British Columbia

Roger Thompson
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Anatomy and Clinical Neurosciences
University of Calgary

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Health Systems Stream Working Group


Louise Clément
Medical Advisor, Academic Directorate
Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux
Chair

Pam Aikman
Provincial Director, Stroke Services
BC Provincial Health Services

Mitchell Fagan
Family Physician
Langley, BC

Beth Linkewich
Regional Director
North & East GTA Stroke Network

Katie White
Stroke Consultant
Cardiovascular Health Nova Scotia

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Prevention and Acute Treatment Stream Working Group


Michael Hill
Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Calgary
Chair

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

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

Devin Harris
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine,
University of British Columbia

Gustavo Saposnik
Associate Professor of Medicine (Neurology
University of Toronto

Phil Teal
Clinical Professor of Neurology, Division of Neurology, Faulty of Medicine
University of British Columbia

Dawn Tymiensk
Nurse Practitioner,
Toronto Western Hospital

Samuel Yip
Clinical Instructor, Neurology
University of British Columbia

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Rehabilitation Stream and Rehab Stroke Course Working Group


Katie Lafferty
Executive Director,
Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
Chair

Mark Bayley
Medical Director, Neuro Rehabilitation Program,
Toronto Rehab

Sean Dukelow
Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
University of Calgary

Janice Eng
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy,
University of British Columbia

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

Michelle Ploughman
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab,
Memorial University

Tim Readman
Executive Director
Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia

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Nursing Course Working Group


Teri Green
Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing,
University of Calgary
Chair

Linda Kelloway
Best Practice Leader,
Ontario Stroke Network

Patty Lindsay
Director, Best Practices and Performance, Stroke
Heart and Stroke Foundation

Patti Gallagher
Clinical Nurse Specialist Neurosciences,
New Brunswick Horizon Health Network

Melanie Penn
Stroke Nurse Clinician,
Island Health Authority, Victoria BC

Susan Saulnier
Regional Stroke Education Coordinator,
South East Ontario Stroke Network

Colleen Taralson
Stroke Services Coordinator
Alberta Health Services Stroke Program

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


Ashfaq Shuaib
Professor, Department of Medicine and Director, Division of Neurology,
University of Alberta
Chair