Appendix 6: Mapping Connections: An understanding of neurological conditions in Canada

Appendix 6:

National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions: Synthesis Panel

  1. Garth M. Bray, MD
    Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medicine and of Neurology and Neurosurgery,
    McGill University
    Expertise: Clinical neurology, laboratory investigation of neuronal responses to injury
    Chair, Synthesis Panel
  2. Elizabeth Donner, MD
    Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto
    Pediatric Neurologist, The Hospital for Sick Children
    Expertise: Epilepsy, other neurological conditions in children
  3. Lesley K. Fellows, MD, DPhil
    Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
    Neurologist and Investigator, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
    Expertise: Cognitive disorders
  4. Ian D. Graham, PhD
    Professor, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa
    Senior Scientist, Centre for Practice-Changing Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
    Expertise: Clinical epidemiology
  5. Colleen Harris, RN, MN
    Nurse Coordinator and Nurse Practitioner, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta
    Expertise: Multiple sclerosis
  6. Carley Hay, MHSc
    Senior Specialist, Chronic Disease Management and Prevention Unit, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
    Expertise: Epidemiology, policy and research related to chronic disease management and prevention, health system performance measurement
  7. David Hogan, MD
    Professor and Chair, Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary
    Expertise: Clinical aspects of aging
  8. Katharina (Kathy) Kovacs Burns, PhD
    Professor, University of Alberta
    Director, Interdisciplinary Health Research Academy, Edmonton
    Expertise: Interdisciplinary health research, qualitative health research
  9. Lisa Lix, PhD
    Professor, Department of Community Health, University of Manitoba
    Director, Data Science Unit, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
    Co-chair, Science Committee of the CCDSS
    Expertise: Health services research, methodology
  10. Ian McDowell, PhD
    Professor, Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Expertise: Health research methodology, epidemiology of dementia
  11. Thomas J. Murray, MD
    Professor Emeritus, Dalhousie University
    Former Dean of Medicine, Dalhousie University
    Director, Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit
    Expertise: Multiple sclerosis, community health
  12. Jay Onysko, MA
    Acting Director, Chronic Disease Surveillance Division, Public Health Agency of Canada
    Expertise: Chronic disease surveillance
  13. Scott B. Patten, MD, PhD
    Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary
    Expertise: Epidemiology of mood disorders
    Vice-Chair, Synthesis Panel
  14. Christel Renoux, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
    Expertise: Neuro-epidemiology, clinical neurology
  15. Christopher A. Shaw, PhD
    Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia
    Expertise: Genetic and environmental risk factors for neurological conditions
  16. Jonathan Stoessl, MD
    Professor and Head, Neurology, University of British Columbia
    Director, Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre and National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence
    Expertise: Parkinson's disease
  17. Robyn Tamblyn, PhD
    Professor, Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University
    Scientific Director, Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University
    Scientific Director, Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
    Expertise: Health policy research, determinants of prescription drug use, interventions to improve drug safety
  18. Charles Tator, MD, PhD
    Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto
    Founding Director, ThinkFirst Canada
    Expertise: Brain and spinal cord injuries, laboratory investigation of spinal cord injury
  19. Terry Lynn Young, PhD
    Associate Professor, Discipline of Genetics, Memorial University of Newfoundland
    Expertise: Genetics of hearing loss, pediatric epilepsy
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