Committees 

Annual Conference 2023

Conference Planning Committee

  • Lindsay Robinson, PhD – Co-Chair / CNS President (University of Guelph)
  • Sukhinder Cheema, PhD - Co-Chair / CNS Vice-President-Research / EDI Rep / CNS Board of Directors (Memorial University)
  • Alison Duncan, PhD, RD, FDC - Past-Chair / CNS Past-President (University of Guelph)
  • Mei Tom, RD – Clinical Rep (Alberta Health Services) / CNS VP-Clinical
  • Benoît Lamarche, PhD - Local Committee Rep (Université Laval)
  • Angelo Tremblay, PhD - Local Committee Rep (Université Laval)
  • Jean-Philippe Drouin-Chartier - Local Committee ECR Rep (Université Laval)
  • Andrea Grantham – CNS Executive Director
  • Cara Curtis – CNS Operations & Events

Canadian Malnutrition Task Force

  • Roseann Nasser  MSc, RD, CNSC  (Co-chair)
  • Carlota Basualdo-Hammond RD, MSc, MPH (Co-Chair)
  • Leah Gramlich  MD, FRCPC 
  • Heather Keller RD, PhD, FDC 
  • Andrea Grantham Executive Director - CNS
  • Rupinder Dhaliwal, RD, FDC Program Manager CMTF-CNS
  • Johane Allard MD, FRCPC
  • Marlis Atkins, RD
  • Paule Bernier PDt, MSc
  • Barbara Bielawska, MD MSc FRCPC
  • Kim BrunetWood MSc, RD
  • Diala Chayab RD
  • Donald R. Duerksen MD, FRCPC
  • Katherine Ford, RD
  • Chelsia Gillis RD PhD CNSC
  • Leila Goharian, MSc, RD
  • Jessie Hulst, MD, PhD
  • Manon Laporte PDt, MSc, CNSC
  • Celia Laur PhD  
  • Janice Sorensen PhD, RD

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Awards

  • Nick Bellissimo, PhD - Chair (Ryerson University)
  • Bohdan Luhovyy, PhD - Co-Chair (Mount Saint Vincent University)
  • David Ma, PhD (University of Guelph)
  • Vera Mazurak, PhD (University of Alberta)
  • Sukhinder Kaur Cheema, PhD (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • Daiva Nielsen, PhD (McGill University)
  • Jess Haines, PhD (University of Guelph)
  • Raylene Reimer, PhD (University of Calgary)
  • Catherine Chan, PhD (University of Alberta)
  • Tamara Cohen, PhD, RD (University of British Columbia)
  • Melanie Plourde, PhD (Université de Sherbrooke)
  • Vicky Drapeau, PhD, RD (Université Laval)
  • Maude Perreault, PhD, RD (University of Guelph)
 

Education

  • Vera Mazurak, PhD - Chair (University of Alberta)
  • JoAnne Arcand, PhD (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)
  • Stéphanie Chevalier, PhD (McGill University)
  • Melissa Fernandez, PhD (University of Alberta)
  • Andrea Josse, PhD (York University)
  • Wendy Ward, PhD (Brock University)
  • Kyly Whitfield, PhD (Mount Saint Vincent University)
  • Jennifer Monk, PhD (University of Guelph)
  • Claire Tugault-Lafleur, PhD (University of Ottawa)
  • Shirin Panahi, PhD (CNS/Université Laval)

Ethics

  • Rajavel Elango, PhD - Chair (University of British Columbia)
  • Marg Brosnan, PhD (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • Alison Duncan, PhD (University of Guelph)
  • James House, PhD (University of Manitoba)
  • Robert Bertolo, PhD (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • John Drover, MD, FRCPC (Queen’s University, Kingston Health Science Center)
  • Sylvia Santosa, PhD (Concordia University)
  • Mavra Ahmed, PhD (University of Toronto) 
  • Amanda MacFarlane, PhD (Health Canada)

Trainee Leadership Committee

  • Brock Williams, MSc, RD, PhD(c) (University of British Columbia) - Chair
  • Raniru Randunu, PhD(c) (Memorial University)
  • Andrea Glenn, PhD, RD (University of Toronto)
  • Emad Yuzbashian, PhD(c) (University of Alberta)
  • Jennifer Lee, PhD(c) (University of Toronto)
  • Varleen Kaur, MSc student (Memorial University)
  • Katherine Ford, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Waterloo)
  • Stephanie Nishi, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
  • Helen Wong, PhD(c) (Dalhousie University)
  • Zeyu Yang, PhD(c) (University of Toronto)
  • Joy Hutchinson, PhD(c) (University of Waterloo)
  • Michael Pitino, PhD(c) (University of Toronto)
  • Emelie Bernier, Masters Student (Université Laval)
  • Innocent Uzochukwu Okagu, Masters Student (Memorial University)
  • Jo-Anna Baxter, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Toronto)
  • Dana Lowry, PhD(c) (University of Calgary)
  • Shirin Panahi, PhD (CNS/Université Laval)

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Working Group

  • Gayathri (Gaya) Murthy, MSc, RD, CDE (Langara College) - Chair
  • Sukhinder Cheema (PhD) (Memorial University)
  • Sarah Elshahat, PhD(c) (McMaster University)
  • Ola Fajobi, DrPH, MSPH, MSc
  • Véronique Gingras, PhD (Université de Montréal)
  • Rhona Hanning, PhD (University of Waterloo)
  • Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD (University of Waterloo)
  • Michael McBurney, PhD (University of Guelph)
  • Hadis Mozaffari, MSc (University of British Columbia)
  • Shirin Panahi, PhD (CNS/Université Laval)
  • Dan Ramdath, PhD (Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada)

Clinical Advisory Committee

  • Mei Tom, RD - Chair (Alberta Health Services)
  • Cathy Alberda, RD (Alberta Health Services)
  • Paula Brauer, PhD, RD, FDC (University of Guelph)
  • Barbara Cantwell, MHS, RD (Hamilton Family Health Team)
  • Glenda Courtney-Martin, PhD, RD (SickKids Hospital)
  • Rupinder Dhaliwal, RD (Canadian Nutrition Society)
  • Jennifer Jin, MD, FRCP(C) (University of Alberta)
  • Lesley Moisey, PhD, RD (University of Saskatchewan)
  • John Sievenpiper, PhD, MD, FRCPC (University of Toronto)

Canadian Patient Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Alliance (CPPENA)

  • Leah Gramlich, MD (co-Chair), Royal Alexender Hospital
  • Vanessa Lewis (co-Chair), BC HPN Program
  • Darsh Bains, Patient Rep BC
  • Dianne Cooper, Patient Rep AB
  • Francis Davoie, Patient Rep AB
  • Kathleen Gagnon, Patient Rep NB
  • Gerry Kimmel, Patient Rep BC
  • Mark Reyes, MB HPN Program
  • Catherine Richardson, Patient Rep BC
  • Camille Sagun, UHN/ON HPN Program
  • Rebekah Sandhu, MAN, RD, PhD Student 
  • Sandy Scagliano, Patient Rep ON
  • Patti Thompson, MB HPN Program

 


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