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Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee

Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee

The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee, a group of evidence-based experts from across the province, review our health technology assessments and make recommendations on which health care services and devices should be publicly funded.

Below is a list of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Members currently serving on a renewable two-year term.

For further information, please contact us at HTA@HQOntario.ca.

The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Members:

Shirlee Sharkey, Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer
Saint Elizabeth Health Care

David Tannenbaum, Vice Chair
Past President
Ontario College of Family Physicians, Family Physician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital

Irfan Dhalla, Ex Officio Vice President
Health Quality Ontario

Joshua Tepper, Ex Officio President and Chief Executive Officer
Health Quality Ontario

Adalsteinn Brown
Director
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Pat Campbell
President and Chief Executive Officer
Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital

Paul E. Cooper
Senior Medical Director
Medicine Services, London Health Sciences Centre

Stephen Dibert
Medtech Advisor, MEDEC, and Global Practice Lead
Life Sciences, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Sarah Downey
President and Chief Executive Officer
Toronto East General Hospital

Murray Glendining
President and Chief Executive Officer
London Health Sciences Centre

Gordon Guyatt
Distinguished Professor
Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatics, McMaster University

Atul Kapur
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Director, Ontario Medical Association

Murray Krahn
Director
Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, and F. Norman Hughes Chair in Pharmaeconomics, Professor, Faculties of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Toronto

William (Bill) MacLeod
Chief Executive Officer
Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Muhammad Mamdani
Director
Applied Health Research Centre, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital

Daria O’Reilly
Associate Professor
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatics, McMaster University

Joy Richards
Vice President Patient Experience & Chief Health Professions
University Health Network

Frank Wagner
Bioethicist
Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre and University of Toronto, Joint Centre for Bioethics, and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Harindra Wijeysundera
Scientist
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Charles Wright
Professor Emeritus
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Professor Emeritus, Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan, and Health Care Consultant, Medical and Academic Affairs

Garry Salisbury
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Divisional Representative Senior Medical Advisor
Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


ONTARIO HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE

Outlining the roles and background of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee, a committee of the Health Quality Ontario Board of Directors

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Methods and Process Guide

View the process that a health technology assessment undergoes, from topic identification to final approval. For more information, contact HTA@HQOntario.ca

Reviews And Recommendations

Read our reviews and recommendations about whether health care services and medical devices should be publicly funded

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