Summary of affiliations and interests: Scientific Advisory Board on Vaping Products

In accordance with Health Canada Policy on External Advisory Bodies (2011), all members were asked to disclose:

  • Direct financial interests
  • Indirect financial interests
  • Intellectual interests
  • Any other relevant affiliations or interests

At every meeting, members confirm or update their stated affiliations and interests. No members were prohibited from participating on the basis of their disclosures.

1. Direct financial interests

  1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares or bonds, with the regulated industry.

2. Indirect financial interests

  1. Within the past ten years, payment from regulated industry for work done or being done, including past employment, contracts or consulting; or financial support including research support, personal education grants, contributions, fellowships, sponsorships, and honoraria.
  2. Within the past ten years, materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided by a party that has an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
  3. Within the last ten years, grants or other funding to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making from a party that has an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.

3. Intellectual interests

  1. Within the last ten years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the mandate of the advisory body.
  2. Within the last ten years, any published or publicly stated point of view on issues of relevance to the board's mandate.
  3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest or advocacy groups, of relevance to the board.

4. Other

  1. Any other affiliations and interests or potential circumstances that might give a well-informed member of the public reasonable grounds for concern regarding the integrity and objectivity of your participation.

Summary of affiliations and interests

Steven J. Hoffman, J.D., Ph.D., LL.D.

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. No
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. No
  • 3c. No
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Provides advice to Canadian Federal Government on policy matters as Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Population & Public Health.

Carolyn Baglole, Ph.D., MSc

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. No
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. No
  • 3b. No
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Affiliation with the American Thoracic Society.

Linda Bauld B.A., Ph.D., FRCPE

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. Yes
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. Yes
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Received grants for research in tobacco control.
  • Provided written and oral evidence and advice to regional and national governments and international organisations.
  • Serves on several advisory and research funding boards for health and research organisations and chaired a relevant national guidelines group (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) in the UK.
  • Public statements in the form of presentations and publications.
  • Serves as a media spokesperson for a charity (Cancer Research UK) funding research and policy work on relevant issues.
  • Affiliations with:
    • Cancer Research UK
    • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
    • Institute for Alcohol Studies
    • Action on Smoking and Health (UK)
    • Global Forum on Nicotine
    • Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group (England)

Geoffrey T. Fong, Ph.D., FRSC, FCAHS

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. No
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. Yes
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Volunteered services to provide advice to other national governments.
  • Public statements in the form of presentations and publications.
  • Affiliation with the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.

Maciej Goniewicz, Ph.D., PharmD

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. Yes
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. No
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Member of an advisory board for a pharmaceutical company.
  • Awarded competitive grant from a program supported by a pharmaceutical company.
  • Provided advice to governmental agencies/organizations related to e-cigarette safety.
  • Affiliations with:
    • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
    • Society of Toxicology
    • American Association for Cancer Research

Lorraine Greaves, Ph.D., DU

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. No
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. No
  • 3b. No
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Affiliations with:
    • International Network of Women Against Tobacco
    • World Conference on Tobacco or Health.

David Hammond, Ph. D., M.Sc.

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. No
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. Yes
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Served as a paid expert witness in several legal challenges related to tobacco control.
  • Public statements in the form of presentations, publications, and testimony.
  • Affiliations with:
    • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
    • Canadian Cancer Society
    • Heart & Stroke Foundation

Dr. Andrew Pipe CM, BA, MD, LLD (Hons), DSc (Hons)

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. Yes
  • 2b. Yes
  • 2c. No
  • 3a.
  • 3b. Yes
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Member of two advisory boards for the pharmaceutical industry, including paid travel.
  • Served as Site Investigator for trials of a pharmaceutical product.
  • Public statements in the form of presentations and publications.
  • Affiliations with:
    • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
    • Council on Missions: Priorities Advice, Science and Strategy (COMPAS)
    • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
    • Expert Advisory Committee for Ontario's Tobacco Control Strategy
    • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
    • Cancer Care Ontario
    • Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
    • Canadian Tobacco Endgame Summit 2015

Rachel Tyndale, Ph.D.

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. Yes
  • 2b. Yes
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. No
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Provided consulting services to pharmaceutical industry unrelated to smoking.
  • Honoraria and reimbursement for travel related to publications and presentations on the topic of tobacco control.
  • Received honorarium for contributions to a government report.
  • Serves on several advisory boards for health and research organizations.
  • Affiliation with the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.

Kenneth E. Warner, Ph.D., M.Phil., A.B.

Summary of responses

  • 1a. No
  • 2a. Yes
  • 2b. No
  • 2c. No
  • 3a. Yes
  • 3b. Yes
  • 3c. Yes
  • 4a. No

Comments

  • Received grants for research in tobacco control.
  • Provided advice or opinion in the form of presentations, participation in committees and advisory boards, which has included honoraria and travel reimbursement.
  • Public statements in the form of presentations and publications.
  • Affiliation with the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, and participation in Editorial Advisory Board for Tobacco Control.
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