Expert Working Group for the Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) acknowledges the efforts and dedication of the Expert Working Group (EWG) who volunteer their time as authors, advisors and reviewers to maintain and update the content of the Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections. The recommendations are based on the best available evidence, current clinical practices, and reflect emerging trends and issues in the field.

The EWG is comprised of sexually transmitted infections subject matter experts from the fields of medicine, pharmacology, nursing, laboratory sciences, public health, social sciences and research.

Membership

Max Chernesky, PhD, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON

William A. Fisher, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Departments of Psychology and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON

Margaret Gale-Rowe, MD, MPH, A/Director, Professional Guidelines and Public Health Practice Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON

Annie-Claude Labbé, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal; Department of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montréal, QC

Tim T.Y. Lau, PharmD, FCSHP, Pharmacotherapeutic Specialist, Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vancouver General Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Ed Lee, MDCM, Medical Director, Hassle Free Clinic, Toronto, ON

Irene Martin, BSc, Head, Streptococcus and STI Unit, Bacteriology and Enterics Division, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB

Gina Ogilvie, MD, MSc, FCFP, DrPH, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia; Canada Research Chair in Global control of HPV related disease and cancer; Senior Public Health Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control; Senior Research Advisor, BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre, Vancouver, BC

Ron Read, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Medicine, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary; Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Provincial Medical Director, STI (South), STI Program, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB

Joan Robinson, MD, FRCPC, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, AB

Barbara Romanowski, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Bill Ryan, MEd, MSW, Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, McGill University; Social Worker and Adult Educator, Institute for Sexual Minority Health, Montréal, QC

Ameeta Singh, BMBS, MSc, FRCPC, Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Marc Steben, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Medical Advisor, Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit, Institut national de santé publique du Québec; Medical Director, Clinique A, Montréal, QC

Tom Wong, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health and Executive Director, Office of Population and Public Health, Population Health and Primary Care Directorate, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON

Mark H. Yudin, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Infectious Diseases, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON

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