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SRKE Advisory Committee — Announcement of members

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pho-logoPublic Health Ontario (PHO) is pleased to announce the membership of the new advisory committee

The committee will provide input and advice to PHO on its program to support health units to address applied research, program evaluation, education and professional development, and knowledge exchange functions. Members of the advisory committee will ensure that the program continues to reflect the needs and priorities of public health stakeholders in Ontario.

This program has five elements, each of which has associated services:

  • Locally driven collaborative projects
  • Ethics support
  • Student education and preceptor support
  • Library services
  • Knowledge exchange support

Committee membership

  1. Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Scientific Director, Population Health Improvement Research Network University of Ottawa
  2. Beverley Bryant, Manager Education and Research, Peel Public Health
  3. Dr. Maureen Dobbins, Scientific Director, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools, McMaster University
  4. Peter Heywood, Program Supervisor, Health Protection, Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services
  5. Dr. Jessica Hopkins, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Niagara Region Public Health
  6. Dr. David Klein, Scientist Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
  7. Dia Mamatis, Research Consultant, Healthy Public Policy, Toronto Public Health
  8. Dr. Andrew Papadopoulos, Associate Professor and Coordinator Master of Public Health Program, University of Guelph
  9. Suzanne Ross, Director Public Health, Eastern Ontario Health Unit
  10. Lee Rysdale, Program Coordinator, Nutrition Resource Centre Ontario Public Health Association
  11. Renée St Onge, Manager Research and Evaluation, Sudbury & District Health Unit
  12. Dr. Patrick Seliske, Epidemiologist, Health Analytics Program, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit
  13. Judy Stanley, Public Health Nurse, Peterborough County-City Health Unit

Chair: Brenda Mitchell, Director, Knowledge Services, Public Health Ontario

Ex officio members:
Public Health Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care

Committee responsibilities

Committee members will:

  • set program priorities
  • promote the program
  • liaise with public health stakeholders
  • provide and share information
  • advise on future activities and program sustainability.

Source: Public Health Ontario

Last Updated ( Friday, 27 April 2012 11:13 )  

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