Summary of Expertise, Experience, and Affiliations and Interests

Members of External Advisory Bodies (EABs) must disclose information about expertise, experience, and affiliations and interests relevant to the group's mandate as declared by members. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) considers these declarations as part of the appointment/membership process.

Member Responses

Chair (Non-Voting)

Dr. Bryna Warshawsky

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Infectious Disease
    • Immunization
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        YES
        Funding by Merck and GlaxoSmithKline to place of employment for a workshop
        Funding by GlaxoSmithKline to place of employment for meals during educational activities
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Advice provided to the Ontario Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Committee
        Employed as Associate Medical Officer of Health, involves providing employer with advice regarding Immunizations
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
        Member, Community and Hospital Infection Control Association
        Member, National Speciality Society for Community Medicine
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Vice-Chair (Voting)

Dr. Ian Gemmill

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Immunization Practices
    • Public Health
    • Vaccines and Prophylaxis agents
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Occasional Continuing Medical Education lectures for which an honorarium was received from vaccine manufacturers Occasional one day advisory boards for which an honorarium was received from vaccine manufacturers
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Chair of the Ontario Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee on Immunisation
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Editorial comments on immunizations in the Canadian Journal of Public Health and the Canadian Medical Association Journal
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Co-chair and participant, Immunisation Competencies Education Program - Canadian Paediatric Society
        Member, Association of Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Disease Canada
        Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
        Member, National Specialty Society for Community Medicine
        Member, Canadian Medical Association
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Members (Voting)

Dr. Blair Seifert

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Paediatric Drug Therapy
    • Pharmacy
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        YES
        Member of Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists - Saskatchewan Branch Education Committee; Society has received education funds from the regulated industry including Merck, Novartis and Sanofi-Aventis.  No funds were directed to vaccine product education.
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Presented various educational programs for medical professionals and the public on vaccine related topics including discussion of specific products; have not promoted specific products.
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists
        Member, Canadian Pharmaceutical Association
        Member, Paediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Bonnie Henry

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Public Health
    • Epidemiology
    • Immunization Programs
    • Vaccines
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Provided advice to government of British-Columbia on immunization issues and vaccines
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Past chair of Immunize Canada
        Member, Canadian Public Health Association
        Member, Health Officers Council
        Member, Provincial Infection Control Network of British Columbia (PICNet)
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
    • Research/Academia
  • Expertise:
    • Paediatric Infectious diseases
    • Medical Microbiology
    • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    • Healthcare associated infections
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Research support from Merck-Frosst, GlaxoSmithKline Site investigator (no financial benefit) on a study involving Merck-Frosst and Pfizer Co-director of the McGill University Health Centre Vaccine Study Centre Research support from the Quebec Ministry of Health and Cystic Fibrosis Canada
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        YES
        Chair (2008-2011) of the Quebec Association des microbiologists infectiologues du Quebec's Continuing Medical Education committee; regulated industries contributed to the annual conference through unrestricted educational grants
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Quebec Immunization Committee
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Deepali Kumar

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Vaccination in Adults
    • Adult Infectious Diseases
    • Vaccine Immunology
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Research Grants (unrelated to the mandate of NACI) from Hoffmann-La Roche, Merck, Alnylam and Astellas Honoraria (unrelated to the mandate of NACI) from Pfizer, Astellas, Merck
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        YES
        Influenza Vaccine from Sanofi-Pasteur for research purposes
        Herpes Zoster Vaccine from Merck for research purposes
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        YES
        Public Health Agency of Canada grant given to the University of Alberta for Herpes Zoster Vaccine Statement
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Participated in the creation of immunization guidelines for immunocompromised persons for the American Society of Transplantation in 2009, 2011 and 2013
        Contract work for Health Canada to provide advice regarding donor-derived infections in transplantation
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
        Member, Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
        Member, Canadian Society of Transplantation

        Member, American Society of Transplantation
        Member, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
        Member, Canadian Standards Association Technical Committee on Cells, Tissues, and Organs (CSA)
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Marina Salvadori

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Paediatric Infectious diseases
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Honoraria for teaching programs or attended advisory boards or one time consultations with Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi, Wyeth, Pfizer and Novartis
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        YES
        Medical consultation to Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Prevention
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        YES
        Have had small research grants supported by Merck and Novartis
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Has written Canadian paediatric society position statements about vaccines
        Part of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Working Group
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Canadian Paediatric Society
        Member, Association of Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Disease Physicians, Canada
        Member, Ontario Medical Association
        Member, Canadian Medical Association
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Nadine Sicard

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Physician
    • Public Health and Preventative Medicine specialist
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        YES
        Provided medical consulation services to the Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux du Quebec, in the areas of communicable diseases prevention and control, including immunization related programs.
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Provided medical expertise to the Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux du Quebec
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Quebec Medical Association
        Member, Canadian Medical Association
        Member, Royal College of Physicians of Canada
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Richard Warrington

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
    • Research/Academia
  • Expertise:
    • Immunology
    • Expertise in areas of drug and vaccine hypersensitivity reactions
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Paid consultation activities by Grifols Canada
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Advice to the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology on influenza vaccine use in egg-allergic individuals
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Dr. Wendy Vaudry

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Co Primary Investigator of the IMPACT Network - which is partially supported by grants from Industry (Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi)
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Canadian Pediatric Society
        Member, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians
        Member, Alberta Medical Association
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Liaison Representatives (Non-Voting)

Representative of Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -USA

Dr. Alison Mawle

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
    • CDC Liaison
  • Expertise:
    • Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Employed by the United States government
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        NO
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Representative of Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada

Dr. Anne Pham-Huy

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Paediatric Infectious Disease
    • Primary Immunodeficiencies
    • Immunization Practices
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
        Member, Canadian Pediatric Society
        Member, Clinical Immunology Society
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Representative of Canadian Paediatrics Society (CPS)

Dr. Dorothy Moore

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Paediatric Immunizations
    • Infectious Diseases
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        YES
        Travel expenses for yearly committee meetings of the Canadian Paediatric Society
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Statement on behalf of Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and Immunization Committee
        Published articles regarding immunizations for children
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member,  Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and Immunization Committee
        Member,  Canadian Immunization Monitoring Program Active (IMPACT)
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Representative of Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)

Dr. Shelley Deeks

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
    • Disease Control
    • Surveillance
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Multiple publications related to vaccine work
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, World Health Organization, Immunization Practices Advisory Committee
        Scientific Lead, Ontario Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Committee on Immunization
        Member, Canadian Immunization Committee
    • Other
      1. Any other 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Representative of Canadian Association for Immunization Research and Evaluation (CAIRE)

Dr. Jason Brophy

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Immunization Practices
    • Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Disease
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Payment by Abbott Pharmaceuticals - honoraria for presentations, payment for one day advisory board
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        YES
        Investigator initiated research grant from Abbott Pharmaceuticals (not related to NACI mandate)
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Member, Canada American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
        Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Representative of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

Dr. Julie Emili

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Public Health Practices
    • Infection Control and Infectious Diseases
    • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. NO
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        As Associate Medical Officer of Health, provides recommendations regarding immunization practices to general public and health care providers
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        As Associate Medical Officer of Health, provides recommendations regarding immunization practices to general public and health care providers
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Ontario Medical Association
        Member, College of Family Physicians of Canada
        Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
        Member, Public Health Physicians of Canada
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO

Representative of Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Dr. Jennifer Blake

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Obstetrics and gynaecology
    • Menopause
  • Interests:
    • Direct financial interests
      1. Current employment, investments in companies, partnerships, equity, royalties, joint ventures, trusts, real property, stocks, shares, or bonds that relate to the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
    • Indirect financial interests
      1. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), payment from the 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. YES Honoraria received for less than $1000
      2. Within the past five years (other than from present employer), materials, discounted products, gifts, or other benefits, or attendance at meetings where all or part of the travel and accommodation costs were provided (over $1000) by a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body.
        NO
      3. Within the last three years, grants or other funding from a party with an interest in the mandate of the advisory body to any of the organizations where you are currently employed or participate in internal decision making via participating in internal decision making as a board member or executive or non executive director.
        NO
    • Intellectual interests
      1. Within the last five years, any formal advice or opinion to industry, a government organization, or a non-government organization on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        YES
        Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology; generic drugs/drug testing in pregnancy/off-label prescription use
      2. Within the last five years, any published or publicly stated point of view or promotion of a product relevant to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
        Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
        Member, Ontario Medical Association
        Member, Canadian Foundation for Women's Health
        Member, Junior League of Toronto
        Member, North American Menopause Society
    • 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. For example, prior activity that may create a reasonable apprehension of bias, or access to confidential information on a matter of relevance to the Advisory body's mandate.
        NO
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