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Evidence to Improve Care


Care in the Community for Adults

Ontario Health thanks the following individuals for their generous, voluntary contributions of time and expertise to help create this quality standard (credentials at the time of initial development in 2018):

Roger Goldstein (co-chair)
Professor, Medicine and Physical Therapy, University of Toronto,
Head Respiratory Services Respirologist, West Park Healthcare Centre

Alan Kaplan (co-chair)
Family Physician
Chair, Family Physician Airways Group of Canada
Clinical Lecturer, University of Toronto

Jason M. Bartell
Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Lead, Chatham-Kent Family Health Team

Jennie Cruickshank
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Geneviève C. Digby
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, Queen’s University

Christina Dolgowicz
Respiratory Therapist and Certified Respiratory Educator
Lung Health Coordinator, Lanark Renfrew Health and Community Services

Anthony D’Urzo
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Andrea S. Gershon
Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences,
Associate Professor, University of Toronto,
Respirologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Kim Grootveld
Clinical Leader Manager, General Internal Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital

Micheline Hatfield
Lived Experience Advisor

Kenneth Hook
Family Physician, Tavistock site, STAR Family Health Team

Lawrence Jackson
Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy Department, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Susan Johnson
Lived Experience Advisor

Wendy L. Laframboise
Nurse Practitioner and Certified Respiratory Educator, COPD Outreach Program Lead, The Ottawa Hospital

Loretta G. McCormick
Nurse Practitioner, COPD Clinic, Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Kieran McIntyre
Staff Physician, St. Michael’s Hospital

Sherri McRobert
Manager, Telehomecare and Connecting Care to Home, South West Local Health Integration Network

Diana Noel
Executive Director, Village Family Health Team

Craig O'Brien
Nurse Practitioner, Lakelands Family Health Team

Joseph R. Pellizzari
Clinical and Rehabilitation Psychologist, Mental Health and Addiction Program, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

Stewart Oliver Pugsley
Head of Service, Respiratory Rehabilitation, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, McMaster University

Evelyn Sparks
Lived Experience Advisor
Occupational Therapist (retired)

Lynda Woon
Respiratory Services, West Park Healthcare Centre (retired)

Jennifer Zufelt
Respiratory Therapist and Certified Respiratory Educator, Group Health Centre

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