Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

Partners and Collaborators

Name Organization Position MOHLTC Project Award CIHR Team Grant Other*
Angela Andrews Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit Health Promoter 1
Lisa Ashley Canadian Nurses Association Senior Nurse Advisor
Marlene Awad Regional Geriatric Programs Director of Administration, Information Management 1
Irmajean Bajnok Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) 1
Megan Bamford Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Research Associate
Joanne Banfield Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Manager 1
Nazia Bhatti Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) Project Coordinator
Susan Bonomo York Region Public Health Public Health Nurse 1
Lorna Boratto Oxford County Public Health Public Health Nurse 1
Vince Bowman Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Director, Research
Jennifer Brenner Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services Public Health Nurse 1
Mary Burnett Dementia Alliance, Alzheimer Society of Brant, Alzheimer Society of Haldimand Norfolk, Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton Chief Executive Officer
Mary Byrnes Canadian Institute for Health Information Program Manager , Primary Health Care Information
Marita Campbell Thunder Bay District Health Unit Public Health Nurse 1
Judith Carson Guelph Wellington Seniors’ Association President
Larry Chambers Alzheimer Society of Canada Scientific Advisor
Tracey Cooper City of Kawartha Lakes Fitness and Membership Coordinator
Danielle Cox Durham Region Health Department Public Health Nurse 1
Donna Cripps Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Droppo Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres Chief, Analytics, Policy & Programs
Jodi Dunn Ross Memorial Hospital Program Director, Continuing Care Program, Rehabilitation Therapies and Health First
Cathy Dykeman Halton Region Health Department Public Health Nurse 1
Josie d’Avernas Research Institute for Aging Associate Director 1
Nicole D’Avirro YMCA of Western Ontario General Manager
Nancy Edwards CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Scientific Director 1
Elizabeth Esteves Ontario Senior Secretariat Manager, Policy Initiatives 1
Clara Fitzgerald Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) Program Director 1
Tanya Flanagan Canadian Institute for Health Information Project Lead, Primary Health Care Voluntary Reporting System
Helene Gagne Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Program Director, Injury Prevention 1
Bob Gallagher YMCA of Central East Ontario President and Chief Executive Officer
Sholom Glouberman Patients Canada President
Carol Goodall Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Public Health Nurse 1
Sharon Goodwin VON Canada Vice President, Quality & Risk
Doris Grinspun Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Chief Executive Officer
Betty-Ann Hamilton Ottawa Public Health Public Health Nurse 1
David Harvey Alzheimer’s Society of Ontario Chief, Public Policy & Strategic Initiatives
Cathy Hecimovich Central West Community Care Access Centre Chief Executive Officer
Marg Hedley Guelph Wellington Seniors’ Association Board Member
Nadine Henningsen Canadian Home Care Association Executive Director
Angie Heydon Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario Executive Director 1
Debbie Hollahan Waterloo Wellington Diabetes Regional Coordination Centre Regional Director
Carol Holmes Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Acting Program Manager, Long Term Care Best Practices Initiative
Paul Holyoke Saint Elizabeth Health Care Director of Research and Program Development
Arlene Huhn Alzheimer Society of Alberta/NWT Manager, Client Services and Programs - Edmonton
Sandra Ireland St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Director of Nursing Practice (interim) – Acute Care Services, Ambulatory, Complex Care & Rehab
Ravi Jain Osteoporosis Canada Director 1
Linda Kelloway Ontario Stroke Network Best Practices Leader
Ross Kirkconnell Guelph Family Health Team and Diabetes Care Guelph Executive Director
Eunice Kirkpatrick YMCA Northumberland Executive Director
Patrice Lindsay Canadian Stroke Network/Heart and Stroke Foundation Director, Best Practices and Performance, Stroke
Maureen Loft St. Joseph's Health Care London Nurse Practitioner/CNS
Barbara MacLean Family Caregivers’ Network Society Executive Director
Anna Mann Alberta Caregivers Association Executive Director
Marg McAlister Ontario Home Care Association Membership Director
Jennifer McKinnell Health Sciences Library Director
Lori Mehew Peterborough Regional Health Centre Manager Renal & Diabetes Clinics
Josephine Mo Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Project Coordinator, International Affairs & Best Practice Guidelines Centre
Mary Mueller St. Joseph’s Health Care London Director of Diabetes Education Centre
Fawziya Nurmohamed Toronto Public Health Health Promoter 1
Sarah Orr-Shaw Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Public Health Nurse 1
Mariam Paul Canadian Home Care Association Policy Analyst
Tom Peirce Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Community Care Access Centre Vice President, Strategy, Quality and Performance Management
Aruna Peri Port Hope Community Health Centre Program Manager, DEC
Susan Plante Toronto Public Health Public Health Nurse 1
Dipti Purbhoo Toronto Central CCAC Senior Director, Client Services
Lydia Rybenko Port Hope Community Health Centre Clinical Director
Niyati Salker Brant County Health Unit Health Promoter 1
Josie Santos Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Program Manager, Long-Term Care Best Practices Initiative
Amber Schiek The Grey-Bruce Health Promoter 1
Ruth Schofield Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) RNAO Co-Chair of Hamilton Chapter
Sylvia Scott Guelph Family Health Team Clinical Manager
Christina Spencer Patients Canada Communications Coordinator
Greg Taylor Public Health Agency of Canada Deputy Chief Public Health Officer of Canada 1
Marguerite Thomas Ontario Falls Prevention Community of Practice (SHKN) Coordinator of Falls Prevention CoP 1
Elizabeth Van der Loo Durham Region Health Department Public Health Nurse 1
Sue VanderBent Ontario Home Care Association Executive Director
Claudia von Zweck Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Executive Director
John Wellner Ontario Medical Association Director, Health Promotion, Research & Emerging Issues 1
Don Wildfong Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Chair, Continuing Education & Specialty Programs
Rita Wilson Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) eHealth Program Manager
Linda Yenssen Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre Manager, OIPRC Parachute 1
Harry Zirk Southside Edmonton Primary Care Network Geriatric Lead
* Other Funders:
1: Public Health Ontario
2: Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative
3: Labarge Foundation
4: Max Bell Foundation
5: Ontario Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) SUPPORT Unit