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. Caroline Quach-Thanh

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
    • Research/Academia
  • Expertise:
    1. Clinical
      1. Paediatric Infectious diseases and medical microbiologist - CHU Sainte-Justine (2017-present)
      2. Medical Lead, Infection Prevention & Control Physician - CHU Sainte-Justine
      3. Chair: Infection Control Committee - CHU Sainte-Justine
      4. Past member of the Quebec Immunization Committee (from 2004 to 2019); past chair Quebec Immunization Committee (from June 2015 to May 2019)
      5. Pediatric Medical Director - OPTILAB Montreal-CHUM (Pediatric Laboratory Medicine)
      6. Cross appointment - Institut national de santé publique du Québec (consulting physician)
    2. Academic
      1. Professor (with tenure) - Department of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases & Immunology, University of Montreal
    3. Research
      1. Clinician-scientist (FRSQ Chercheur boursier de mérite)
      2. Co-director of the MUHC Vaccine Study Centre
      3. Research themes:
        • Surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases (in particular rotavirus infections) and Epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases (rotavirus and influenza)
        • Healthcare-associated infections (in particular surveillance of central line associated bloodstream infections, nosocomial rotavirus infections, antibiotic utilization surveillance)
    4. Other: President-elect, AMMI Canada (April 2014 - March 2016); President, AMMI-Canada (April 2016 - March 2018); Past-President, AMMI-Canada (April 2018-present)
  • Interests:
    1. 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 GSK (PI-initiated) on a project relating to surveillance of rotavirus infections in pediatrics (ended Dec. 2014);
      • Research support (PI-initiated) from AbbVie (validation CPSP RSV program), Sage (risk of CLABSI in the NICU), Pfizer (project on resistance of CoNS in the NICU)
      • Co-director of the MUHC Vaccine Study Centre
      • Research support from the Quebec Ministry of Health on a research project about LAIV administration in patients with CF
      • Research support from CF Canada for a research project about LAIV administration in patients with CF
    1. 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
    2. 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
      • President AMMI-Canada - not in charge of any CME activities, but overseeing them
    3. 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.
        NO
        • Chair, Quebec Immunization Committee
    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. 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. Shelley Deeks

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional - Provincial Health Agency

  • Expertise:
    • Public Health
    • Epidemiology
    • Immunization
  • Interests:
    1. 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
      • Employed full time as Chief of Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness and Response at Public Health Ontario (legal name Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion), a Crown provincial health agency

    2. 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
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Catalyst Grant: HPV Screening & Vaccination in Underserved Populations. Advancing Evidence-based Vaccination & Screening Delivery for Men who have Sex with Men and People Living with HIV (Pl: Burchell A.) $187,989 CAD. Nov 2017-Oct 2018 (Co-Investigator)
        • Physicians' Services Incorporated (PSI) Foundation. New Investigator Grant. Infant susceptibility to measles: the impact of maternal vaccination on maternal and infant antibody levels and implications for public health policy in Canada (Pis: Science M, Bolotin S.) $245,000 CAD. September 2017 - August 2020 (Co- Investigator)
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant 2016. Mind the gap: Duration of protection from measles maternal antibody in Canadian infants - generating evidence to update policy (Pis: Bolotin S, Severini A, Science M.) $225,676 CAD. April 2017 - April 2020 (Co-Investigator)
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Public Health Agency of Canada. (Pl: Halperin S.) Funding renewal. Total funding $10,000,000 CAD ($2,200,000 per year) July 2017 - February 2022 (Co- Investigator)
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grant: Improved Immunization Coverage Initiative - Recent newcomers (Pl: Wilson S, Arron N.) Immunization coverage among newcomers to Ontario. $198,494 CAD. February 2017 - February 2019 (Co- Investigator)
        • Public Health Ontario Project Initiation Fund. Un-immunized children in Ontario: how many, where and why? (Pl: Wilson S.) $49,248 CAD. Apr 2017-Mar 2018 (Co-Investigator)
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support. Maximizing the impact of immunization programs in Canada: bridging the gap between research and policy (Pl: Crowcroft N.) $10,000 CAD. Feb 2017-Jan 2018. (Co-Investigator)
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Foundation Grant. Vaccination & screening for control sexually transmitted infections (STls) and $Tl-related cancers (Pl: Burchell A.) Fund ing to date: $642,028 CAD. July 2016-June 2021. (Co- investigator)
        • Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto. The Art and Science of Immunization (Pis: Charise A, Crowcroft N, Fallon B.) $3000 CAD. 2016-2017 (Co-Investigator)
        • Public Health Ontario Project Initiation Fund. Use of Electronic Medical Record data to assess rotavirus vaccine coverage and predictors of vaccine uptake (Pl: Wilson S.) $73,874 CAD. Sept 2015- Aug 2016 (Co-Investigator)
        • Public Health Ontario Project Initiation Fund. Cost-effectiveness of the public health response to measles outbreaks during elimination: is it worth the effort? (Pl: Crowcroft N.) $69,684.88 CAD. Sept 2015-Mar 2016 (Co-Investigator)
        • Public Health Ontario Project Initiation Fund. Waning of Measles Maternal Antibody in Infants - A Systematic Literature Review (Pl: Bolotin S.) $66,182 CAD. Sept 2015- Mar 2016 (Co-investigator)
        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Public Health Agency of Canada. (Pl: Halperin S.) Development Grant of $25,000. Total funding $6,625,000 CAD ($2,200,000 per year) June 2014- 2017 (Co- Investigator)

    3. 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 Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, as employed as the Chief, Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness and Response at Public Health Ontario (legal name Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion).

      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
        • Published program evaluations and surveillance reports in peer reviewed journals which mention specific vaccine or vaccine preventable diseases

      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.
        • Member. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
        • Member. Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.
        • Member. Canadian Public Health Association.
        • Member. World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Advisory Group of Experts, Polio Working Group.
        • Member. Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Management Committee
    4. 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

Members (Voting)

Dr. Natalie Dayneka

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Pharmacology
    • 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.
        YES
        • Employed at CHEO
    • 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
        • Provides advice to CHEO for purchasing 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
        • Ontario College of Pharmacists
        • Ontario HIV Professional Specialty Group
        • Canadian HIV/AIDS Pharmacists Network
        • Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists
    • 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. Philippe De Wals

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Epidemiology, public health, health economics
  • 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
        • Investigator-initiated research grants received from GSK ($43,500), Pfizer ($43,500) and Sanofi ($14,500) for a research project of the Factors influencing decision-making regarding immunization programs. Grants administered by the Institut universitaire cardiologie et de pneumologie de Quebec. Received in 2018.
      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 to attend a scientific meeting in Zurich on March 19-21 2018 organized by the Global Meningococcal Initiative which is supported by the industry, including Sanofi (estimated costs = $6,000).
      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

        Recipient as the principle or co-investigator of several industry grants for research projects on infectious disease epidemiology and vaccination programs. In all cases, the projects were initiated by researchers and the grants received were managed by the research centres with which he was affiliated.
    • 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
        • Participation to an advisory board organized by GSK in Melbourne on April 19-20 2018 on the effect of pneumococcal vaccines on otitis media. No honoraria, travel expenses or meals received.
      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

Dr. Vinita Dubey

  • Expertise:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Public Health and preventative Medicine Specialist
    • Local Public Health Associate Medical Officer of Health Canada - Santé Canada
  • Interests:
    1. 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
        • Works for the City of Toronto,Toronto Public Health and such provides vaccine advice as part of her position. Member of the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee on Immunization, though this group has not met for over a year.
        • Adjunt Professor University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
    2. 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
    3. 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
        • Her position at Toronto Public Health includes providing advice health professionals on vaccination and vaccine programs.
      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
    4. 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

Dr. Robyn Harrison

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Adult Infectious Disease consultant/specialist (clinician).
    • Communicable Disease consultant for the Alberta Health Services Provincial Workplace Health and Safety Program
    • Member of the Alberta Advisory Committee on Immunization
    • Member of the Alberta Infection Prevention and Control and Public Health Risk Assessment Panel.
  • 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
        • Communicable disease consultant to the Alberta Health Services Workplace Health and Safety Program.
    • 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.
        • A voting member on the Alberta Advisory Committee on Immunization.
      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
        • Solicited co-author on a brief general influenza vaccine commentary (not product specific) published in Alberta Doctor’s Digest (August 2014)
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES. Dr. Harrison is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Association of Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Disease specialists of Canada (AMMI), the Alberta Medical Association (AMA), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) working group "Prevention and Control of Occupational Infections in Health Care Settings Guidelines", and of the Alberta Advisory Committee on Immunization (AACI). Also a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA).
    • 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. Kyla Hildebrand

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Public Health and Preventative Medicine Specialist
    • Surveillance and analytics
    • Immunization and communicable disease policy
  • Interests:
    1. 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
    2. 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
        • Service contract: Health Link BC Allergy Dietician Services - $675 per year since January 2017 (ongoing) Novartis(2017); $1500 speaker’s honorarium Kedrion Biopharma Inc (2104); $100 USD – expert panel participation at one meeting. Allergen (2014); $1175 to cover travel expenses to meeting in Atlanta USA as an expert panel member for “Food Allergy in schools Guidelines Panel” Food Allergy Canada (2017);consultant honorarium to review medical content for a publication - $500.
      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
    3. 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 part of my current role (Regional Health Authority) and previous position (Government of Alberta, Health Department), I have been providing expert advice to shape public immunization policy.
      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 part of my current role (Regional Health Authority) and previous position (Government of Alberta, Health Department), I have been an official spokesperson on public health matters, including immunization.
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        I am a member of the Canadian Public Health Association, a National, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association that offers an independent voice for public health in Canada.
    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. 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. Kristin Klein

  • Experience:
    • Health professional
  • Expertise:
    • Public Health and Preventative Medicine Specialist
    • Surveilance and analytics
    • Immunization and communicable disease policy
  • 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 part of my current role (Regional Health Authority) and previous position (Government of Alberta, Health Department), I have been providing expert advice to shape public immunization policy.
      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
        As part of my current role (Regional Health Authority) and previous position (Government of Alberta, Health Department), I have been an official spokesperson on public health matters, including immunization.
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        I am a member of the Canadian Public Health Association, a National, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association that offers an independent voice for public health in 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. Coleman Rotstein

  • Experience:
    • Research/academia
    • Health professional
  • Expertise:
    • Immunocompromised host patient care and research
  • 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
        AVIR Pharma; Honorariam 2017-2018 ($4,000) Merck Canada; Consulting & Honoraria, 2015-2018($,9000), Pendopharm; Honoraria, 2014-2018($2,000), Pfizer Canada; Honoraria, 2014-2018($1,000)
      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
        Sunovion Pharmaceuticals; Honoraria, 2014-2018($8,000), Teva; Honoraria, 2016($2,000)
      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
        Pfizer Canada; Research Grant, 2014-2018($25,000)
    • 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
        Published manuscript, Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
        Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
        Member of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Canada
        Member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
        Member of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology 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

Dr. Marina Salvadori

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Professor and Division Head of 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
        Speaks publicly three to five times per year; these presentation are sponsored in some way by industry, ranging from payment of $1000-$2000 per presentation.
      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 Paediatric Society
        • Member, Association of Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Disease Physicians, Canada
        • Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons 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. Beate Sander

  • Experience:
    • Research/academia
  • Expertise:
    • Health economics;
    • Decision analysis, simulation, mathematical modelling
    • Infectious disease epidemiology
    • Immunization/vaccine
  • 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.
        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

Dr. Nadine Sicard

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • NACI Member
  • 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 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.
        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

Susan Smith, RN, BScN

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • One Registered Nurse with a minimum of 10 years of combined education and experience in relevant areas such as infectious disease, public health, immunization programs, immunology, pediatrics and primary health care.
  • 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
        • Employer (Alberta Health) is responsible for purchasing and the procurement of vaccines for the publicly funded program. In addition, Alberta Health sets the policy for which vaccines are publicly funded and the population that is eligible to receive the publicly funded vaccine.
    • 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 Manager of Immunization Policy, she is responsible for providing recommendations to the Minister of Health/Chief Medical Officer of Health in Alberta on publicly funded vaccines and eligibility for publicly funded vaccines using the NACI guidelines and current literature/research.
      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.
        YES
        • Coordinate and facilitate Alberta Advisory Committee on Immunization agendas and meetings.

Liaison Representatives (Non-Voting)

Representative of the Canadian Pubic Health Association(CPHA)

Dr. Lucy Bucci

  • Experience:
    • NGO Public Health
  • Expertise:
    • Public health policies and politics
  • 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
        • CPHA has received sponsorships and educational grants from Merck Canada, Pfizer Canada, GSK, Sequirus, and Sanofi Canada.
    • 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
        • I am a member of the WHO Vaccine Safety Net Advisory Group, a member of the Elimination of Cervical Cancer in Canada Advisory Committee, and a member of the Canadian Nurses Coalition on Immunization.
    • 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 Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Dr. Eliana Castillo

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Reproductive Infectious Diseases
    • Obstetric Internal Medicine
  • 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, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
        Member, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
        Member, Infectious Diseases Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG)
        Member, North American Soeciety of Obstetric Medicine (NASOM)
        Joint International Global Health Committee of the International Societies for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) and Obstetric Medicine (ISOM)
    • 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 Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -USA

Dr. Amanda Cohn

  • Experience:
    • CDC Liaison
  • Expertise:
    • Pediatrics
    • 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.
        NO
        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.
        YES
        American Academy of Pediatrics
    • 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 HealthInfectious Diseases
    • 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.
        YES
        Consulted for the center for Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Lisbon School of Medicine for immunization modules for a medical website (Univadis) supported by 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.
        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, she 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, Canadian Medical Association
        • Member, College of Family Physicians of Canada
        • 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

Representative of Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)

Dr. Catherine Mah

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Paediatrics
    • Public health research
    • Policy research
    • Publish health policy
    • Qualitative social research
  • 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
        Co-Principal investigator on an evaluation project led by Toronto Public Health, which received funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Academic PI of a partnered research project with Eastern Health and Food First NL which has received funding from Health Canada.
    • 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 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 Paediatrics Society (CPS)

Dr. Dorothy Moore

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Healthcare associated infections
    • Pediatric HIV
    • Immunization
    • Infections in immunocompromised patients
  • 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 meetings: Canadian Paediatric Society Infectious Diseases and Immunization Committee meetings; Canadian Paediatric Society Immunization Monitoring Program Active (IMPACT) investigators meetings; Canadian Paediatric Society Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Committee Meetings.
      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
        • Canadian Pediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and Immunization Committee Practice Point (principal author D. Moore).
        • Influenza vaccine recommendations for children and youth for the 2017/2018 season.
        • http://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/inf luenza-vaccine-recommendations (posted Nov 2016); similar annual statements since the 2012/13 season.
        • Dorothy L. Moore (ed). Your child’s best shot: a parent’s guide to vaccination. 4th edition. 2015. Canadian Pediatrics Society, Ottawa.
      3. Current professional or volunteer affiliations, such as membership of professional societies, lobbying, public interest, or advocacy groups.
        YES
        Member, Canadian Pediatric 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 the Canadian Immunization Committee (CIC)

Dr. Monika Naus

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
    • Canadian Immunization Committee P/T Co-chair
  • Expertise:
    • Medical Director of the Communicable Diseases & Immunization Service at BCCDC
    • Associate professor in the UBC School of Population & Public Health.
  • Interests:
    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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.

        NO
    4. 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 Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada

Dr. Anne Pham-Huy

  • Experience:
    • Health Professional
  • Expertise:
    • Pediatric 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
        • Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 
        • Member, Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease 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
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