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Evidence to Improve Care


Care for Adults With Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Hip, or Hand

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

Julia Alleyne (co-chair)
Primary Care and Sports Medicine Specialist, University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Rhona McGlasson (co-chair)

Physiotherapist, Executive Director, Bone and Joint Canada

Vandana Ahluwalia
Consultant Rheumatologist, Division of Rheumatology, Brampton Civic Hospital, William Osler Health System

Lorna Bain
Interprofessional Clinical Models of Care, Rheumatology, Occupational Therapist Coordinator, The Arthritis Program (TAP), Interprofessional Collaboration and Education, Southlake Regional Health Centre

Zahra Bardai
Family Physician

Joan Conrad
Lived Experience Advisor

Aileen M. Davis
Senior Scientist and Division Head, Division of Health Care and Outcomes, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, University of Toronto

Suzanne Denis
Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Orthopaedics, Arthroplasty Program, Holland Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Chandra Farrer
Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Rheumatology, Women’s College Hospital

Jennifer Harris
Physiotherapist, Prevention and Rehabilitation Outreach Programs, Heart Wise Exercise, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Gillian A. Hawker
Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine, Scientist/Rheumatologist, Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto

Tatiana Jevremovic
CFPC—Sport and Exercise Medicine, CFPC—Emergency Medicine, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, Western University

Peter Juni
Clinical Epidemiologist, Generalist Internal Medicine, Clinical Osteoarthritis Research Director, Applied Health Research Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital

Anna Larson
Lived Experience Advisor

Jocelyne Murdoch
Rheumatology Occupational Therapist/
Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care, Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program, The Arthritis Society

Jennifer Nash
Chiropractor, Assistant Professor, Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program, McMaster University

Shirlee Anne O’Connor
Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario

Ken Sabourin

Sport Medicine Physician, Ottawa Sport Medicine Centre, Surgical Assistant, Division of Orthopaedics, The Ottawa Hospital

Tiziana Silveri
Vice President, Clinical and Chief Nurse Executive, North Bay Regional Health Centre

Edward Moore Vasarhelyi
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Assistant Professor, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Western University

Janet Wells
Lived Experience Advisor

Renée-Ann Wilson

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal, Osteoarthritis

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