Professional Advisory Group (PAG)

Our Professional Advisory Group (PAG) consists of a multi-disciplinary group of health care professionals who volunteer their knowledge and expertise to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada on an as-needed basis.

This important group helps to ensure our information is reliable and current. These individuals are called upon when medical knowledge is required or when information must be verified for accuracy. PAG members also assist with the update of information such as the Brain Tumour Handbooks, write articles for the “Ask the Expert” section of our newsletters which are also used for Information Sheets or speak at a Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada event like Brain Tumour Information Days or events for Health Care Professionals.

See the entire PAG list below.

To join the PAG, please contact:

Janic Gorayeb
Health Information Specialist
jgorayeb@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755 ext 233


Members of the Professional Advisory Group

Dr. Samina Afzal
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, NS

Dr. Lee-Cyn Ang
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON

Dr. Glenn Bauman
London Regional Cancer Centre
London, ON

Dr. Eric Bouffet
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON

Staci Brocklehurst
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, NS

Dr. Beth Cairney
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON

Rosemary Cashman
BC Cancer Agency, Neuro-oncology
Vancouver, BC

Dr. Bruce Crooks
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, NS

Craig Cunningham, Social Worker
Grand River Regional Cancer Centre
Kitchener, ON

Dr. Michael Cusimano
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, ON

Ms. Maureen Daniels, RN and Coordinator
The Gerry and Nancy Pencer Brain Tumour Centre
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, ON

Pamela Del Maestro
Retired Registered Nurse and co-founder of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Montreal, QC

Dr. Rolando Del Maestro
Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University.
Montreal, QC

Dr. Roberto Diaz
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Montreal, QC

Dr. Salvatore DiMaio
Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, QC

Dr. David Eisenstat
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

Dr. Adam Fleming
McMaster Children’s Hospital
Hamilton, ON

Caitlin Gillan
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, ON

Dr. Karen Goddard
BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC

Dr. Sharon Guger
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON

Dr. Ali Imran
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS

Dr. David Kaplan
Hospital for Sick Children's Research Institute & University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Dr. Paul N. Kongkham
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, ON

Dr. Normand Laperriere
The Gerry and Nancy Pencer Brain Tumour Centre
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, ON

Ms Chantal LeBlanc, Child Life Specialist
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, NS

Marianne Lee, Social Worker
University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
London, Ontario

Dr. David Macdonald
London Regional Cancer Centre
London, ON

Dr. Todd Mainprize
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Jennifer Mason, Occupational Therapist
Capital District Health Authority
Halifax, NS

Marjorie McGibbon RN, Pediatric Oncology Patient Navigator
Horizon Health Network
New Brunswick

Dr. Joseph Megyesi
London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital
London, ON

Catherine-Anne Miller
Montreal Neurological Hospital
Montreal, QC

Dr. Naresh K. Murty
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, ON

Dr. Garth Nicholas
Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre
Ottawa, ON

Ms Maureen Parkinson, Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor
B.C. Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC

Dr. James Perry
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre & University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Annabel Pitts, Social Worker
Foothills Medical Centre
Calgary, AB

Dr. David Ramsay
London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital
London, ON

Dr. Adrianna Ranger
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON

Dr. Dorianne Rheaume
Nova Scotia Cancer Centre
Halifax, NS

Dr. David Roberge
CHUM - Notre Dame
Montreal, QC

Brenda Ross, Research Nurse Coordinator
BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC

Dr. Brenda Sabo
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS

Dr. Arjun Sahgal
University Health Network - Princess Margaret Hospital & University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Dr. Michael S. Taccone
The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, ON

Crystal Tellett, RN
Foothills Medical Centre
Calgary, AB

Dr. Lisa Walker
The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus
Ottawa, ON

Dr. Michael West
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, MB

Ms. Marcela White, Coordinator
Brain Tumour Tissue Bank
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON

 


 

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