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Evidence to Improve Care

Medication Safety

Care in All Settings

Ontario Health thanks the following individuals for their generous, voluntary contributions of time and expertise to help create this quality standard:

Alan Forster (co-chair)
Vice-President, Innovation and Quality, The Ottawa Hospital
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor, University of Ottawa

Lisa McCarthy (co-chair)
Scientist, Institute for Better Health, Trillium Health Partners
Pharmacist, Trillium Health Partners
Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Olga Baleca
Nurse Practitioner, Waterloo Region, Nurse Practitioner–Led Clinic/Cambridge Rapid Access
Addiction Clinic

Lise Bjerre
Chair in Family Medicine, University of Ottawa and Institut du Savoir Montfort
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa

Mike Cass
Clinical Manager, Hamilton Health Sciences

Karen Devolin
Lived Experience Advisor

Ed Etchells
Physician, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Associate Scientist, University of Toronto

Barbara Farrell
Pharmacist, Bruyère Continuing Care
Scientist, Bruyère Research Institute

Olavo Fernandes
Director of Pharmacy-Clinical and Operations, University Health Network
Assistant Professor (Status), Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Christopher Frank
Physician, Queen’s University, Providence Care

Carolyn Hoffman (ex officio)
Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

Anne Holbrook
Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Medicine, McMaster

Tom Moss
Lived Experience Advisor

Jim Prescott
Lived Experience Advisor

Rhonda Scarfone
Nursing Practice Clinical Nurse Educator, North Bay Regional Health Centre

Carmine Stumpo
President and Chief Executive Officer, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Kathy Vu
Clinical Lead, Safety Initiatives, Systemic Treatment Program, Ontario Health
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Peter Wu
Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Health Network

Ian Zenlea
Pediatric Endocrinologist and Clinician Scientist, Institute for Better Health, Trillium Health Partners

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