COVID-19 Testing and Screening Expert Advisory Panel: Members

The diverse expertise of members of the Panel ensured a wide range of perspectives and advice on testing and screening for COVID-19. The advisory committee comprised 13 individuals with expertise in epidemiology, virology, advanced data analytics, pediatrics, health care provision and technology assessment, both internationally and in Canada. This list describes the members’ roles at the time of their service on the Panel.

Sue Paish (co-chair)

  • CEO of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

Dr. Irfan Dhalla (co-chair)

  • Vice President, Physician Quality, Unity Health Toronto

Dr. Isaac Bogoch

  • Clinician Investigator and Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto         

Dr. Jennifer Zelmer

  • President and CEO, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement 

Domenic Pilla

  • CEO McKesson Canada         

Dr. Verna Yiu

  • President and CEO, Alberta Health Services      

Dr. Mel Krajden

  • Medical Director, BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Laboratory       

Dr. David Naylor

  • Co-Chair of Canada’s the Immunity Task Force and Professor of Medicine         

Dr. Brenda Wilson

  • Professor and Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University        

Dr. Jean Longtin

  • Infectious Disease Specialist, CHU de Québec-Université Laval   

Dr. Kwame McKenzie

  • CEO Wellesley Institute

Dr. Kieran Moore

  • Medical Officer of Health, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health

Dr. Udo Schüklenk

  • Professor, Queen’s University, and Ontario Research Chair in Bioethics

Ex-officio members

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