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OICAH

Ontario Interdisciplinary Council for Aging and Health 2018-19

The Ontario Interdisciplinary Council for Aging & Health seeks to enhance the well-being of older adults in Ontario by promoting partnerships and collaboration among universities and stakeholders to improve interdisciplinary and interprofessional education, research, policy, and practice related to aging.

Member Title Institution
Abby Katz Starr Director Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat
Alan Ernst Manager, Program Policy, Accountability & Agency Relations Unit (Acting Manager, Policy Initiatives) Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat
Ellen Yachnin Policy Advisor Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat
Dr. Kim Gammage Associate Professor, Department of Nursing Brock University
Dr. Steven Prus Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology Carleton University
Dr. Kimberley Wilson Assistant Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Guelph University
Dr. Peter Brink MPH & MHSc Graduate Coordinator Associate Professor Department of Health Sciences Lakehead University
Dr. Birgit Pianosi Associate Professor, Gerontology Department Laurentian University (Huntington University)
Dr. Eva Neufeld Senior Research Associate, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research Laurentian University
Dr. James Gillett Associate Professor, Department of Health, Aging and Society McMaster University
Dr. Jim McAuliffe Professor, Director, School of Physical and Health Education Nipissing University
Dr. Trevor Smith Associate Professor, Department of Sociology Nipissing University
Dr. Ellie D. Berger Associate Professor, Department of Sociology Nipissing University
Dr. Manon Lemonde Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Dr. Winnie Sun Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Dr. Colleen Flood Professor, Common Law Section University of Ottawa
Dr. Linda Garcia Director of the LIFE Research Institute University of Ottawa
Dr. John Puxty (Chair) Chair, Division of Geriatric Medicine Queen’s University
Dr. Anthony Lombardo Academic Coordinator, Aging and Gerontology Ryerson University
Dr. Kristine Newman Assistant Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing Ryerson University
Dr. David Burnes Assistant Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work University of Toronto
Dr. Lisa Cranley Assistant Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto
Dr. Ingrid Brenner Associate Professor, Trent/Fleming School of Nursing Trent University
Dr. Sherry Dupuis Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies Co-Principal Investigator, Partnerships in Dementia Care Alliance University of Waterloo
Dr. Marie Savundranayagam Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies Western University
Dr. Diano F. Marrone Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Wilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Stephen D. Perry Professor, Biomechanics/Neuroscience, Kinesiology & Physical Education Wilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Lorna de Witt Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing University of Windsor
Dr. Tamara Daly Assistant Professor, School of Health Policy and Management York University
Guest Member
Member Title Institution
Ms. Gerda Kaegi Seniors Representatives
Dr. Norm Shulman Seniors Representatives
COU Secretariat
Member Title
Sam Fellin Administrative Coordinator/Policy Analyst
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