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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee assists the O'Brien Institute for Public Health's Scientific Director, Associate Scientific Director, and Administrative Director in the planning, prioritization, and implementation of the O'Brien Institute's strategic plan through advisement and timely feedback.

The Committee is supported by the O'Brien Institute's core administrative team, and includes population health researchers and health services researchers; representation from Alberta Health Services; representation from outside the Faculty of Medicine; and the Head of the Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary.

Terms of Reference


William Ghali, Scientific Director, O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Melanie Rock, Associate Scientific Director, O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Jamie Day, Administrative Director, O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Gil Kaplan - Awards and Recognition portfolio

Kerry McBrien - Seminars and Events portfolio

Aleem Bharwani - Policy portfolio

Eddy Lang - Strategic Communications Portfolio

Christine Friedenreich - Internal Peer Review portfolio

Jennifer Hatfield - Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement

Aliya Kassam - Mentorship & Professional Development Program portfolio

Rosmin Esmail & Jenny Godley - Performance Metrics portfolio

Brenda Hemmelgarn - Community Health Sciences Department Head

Jason Cabaj - Medical Officer of Health, Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services

 

Previous Executive Committee Members (and affiliations at time of service)


Joe Arvai, Strategic Communications portfolio

Susan Cork, Professor & Department Head, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Ecosystem and Public Health*

Christopher (Chip) Doig, Professor & then Department Head, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Alexandra Harrison, Director, Patient Experience, Alberta Health Services*

Jeff LaFrenz, Senior Director, Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute*

Lynn McIntyre, Associate Scientific Director

Bretta Maloff, Director, Healthy Living, Public Health*

Colleen Maxwell, Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Departments of Community Health Sciences & Medicine

Gavin McCormack, Co-chair Seminar & Events portfolio; Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, Facultyof Environmental Design

Richard Musto, Medical Officer of Health, Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services

Tom Noseworthy, Professor and then Department Head, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Lisa Petermann, Program Research Leader, Research and Evaluation Unit, Cancer Programs, Alberta Health Services*

Sandra Reilly, Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing*

Ardene Robinson Vollman, Adjunct Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences

Peter Sargious, Strategic Partnerships

Chad Saunders, Assistant Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences and Health Innovation and Information Technology Centre (HiiTeC); Haskayne School of Business, Management Information Systems*

Judy Seidel, Senior Epidemiologist, Calgary Health Research*

Tom StelfoxAssistant Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Wilfreda E. Thurston, Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, and Ecosystem and Pubic Health, Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

Suzanne Tough, Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics, & Community Health Sciences*

Jean Wallace, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

Tracy Wasylak, Vice President, Strategic Clinical Networks & Clinical Care Pathways, Alberta Health Services

Deborah White, Associate Dean (Research) and Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary

*Member of Operations Planning Committee for Calgary Institute for Population and Public Health, 2009/10.