Partners

Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid has established valuable partnerships with a diverse group of educators, policymakers, decision makers and front line care providers who are united in their support of research to promote optimal aging at home for older adults and their family caregivers. As part of her commitment to patient and public engagement (PPE) in research, she fosters a wide network of community partners across Canada and abroad, and collaborates with patient co-Investigators in her research.
Name Organization Position MOHLTC Project Award CIHR Team Grant Other*
Angela AndrewsHaliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health UnitHealth Promoter 1
Lisa AshleyCanadian Nurses AssociationSenior Nurse Advisor
Marlene AwadRegional Geriatric ProgramsDirector of Administration, Information Management 1
Irmajean BajnokRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) 1
Megan BamfordRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)Research Associate
Joanne BanfieldSunnybrook Health Sciences CentreManager 1
Nazia BhattiCanadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA)Project Coordinator
Susan BonomoYork Region Public HealthPublic Health Nurse 1
Lorna BorattoOxford County Public HealthPublic Health Nurse 1
Vince BowmanHeart and Stroke Foundation of OntarioDirector, Research
Jennifer BrennerOxford County Public Health & Emergency ServicesPublic Health Nurse 1
Mary BurnettDementia Alliance, Alzheimer Society of Brant, Alzheimer Society of Haldimand Norfolk, Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and HaltonChief Executive Officer
Mary ByrnesCanadian Institute for Health InformationProgram Manager
Marita CampbellThunder Bay District Health UnitPublic Health Nurse 1
Judith CarsonGuelph Wellington Seniors’ AssociationPresident
Larry ChambersAlzheimer Society of Canada Scientific Advisor
Tracey CooperCity of Kawartha LakesFitness and Membership Coordinator
Danielle CoxDurham Region Health DepartmentPublic Health Nurse 1
Donna CrippsLocal Health Integration Network (LHIN)Chief Executive Officer
Lisa DroppoOntario Association of Community Care Access CentresChief
Jodi DunnRoss Memorial HospitalProgram Director
Cathy DykemanHalton Region Health DepartmentPublic Health Nurse 1
Josie d’AvernasResearch Institute for AgingAssociate Director 1
Nicole D’AvirroYMCA of Western OntarioGeneral Manager
Nancy EdwardsCIHR Institute of Population and Public HealthScientific Director 1
Elizabeth EstevesOntario Senior SecretariatManager, Policy Initiatives 1
Clara FitzgeraldCanadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA)Program Director 1
Tanya FlanaganCanadian Institute for Health InformationProject Lead
Helene GagneOntario Neurotrauma FoundationProgram Director, Injury Prevention 1
Bob GallagherYMCA of Central East OntarioPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Sholom GloubermanPatients CanadaPresident
Carol GoodallHastings Prince Edward Public HealthPublic Health Nurse 1
Sharon GoodwinVON CanadaVice President, Quality & Risk
Doris GrinspunRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)Chief Executive Officer
Betty-Ann HamiltonOttawa Public HealthPublic Health Nurse 1
David HarveyAlzheimer’s Society of OntarioChief
Cathy HecimovichCentral West Community Care Access CentreChief Executive Officer
Marg HedleyGuelph Wellington Seniors’ AssociationBoard Member
Nadine HenningsenCanadian Home Care AssociationExecutive Director
Angie HeydonAssociation of Family Health Teams of OntarioExecutive Director 1
Debbie HollahanWaterloo Wellington Diabetes Regional Coordination CentreRegional Director
Carol HolmesRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)Acting Program Manager
Paul HolyokeSaint Elizabeth Health CareDirector of Research and Program Development
Arlene HuhnAlzheimer Society of Alberta/NWTManager
Sandra IrelandSt. Joseph’s Healthcare HamiltonDirector of Nursing Practice (interim) – Acute Care Services, Ambulatory, Complex Care & Rehab
Ravi JainOsteoporosis CanadaDirector 1
Linda KellowayOntario Stroke NetworkBest Practices Leader
Ross KirkconnellGuelph Family Health Team and Diabetes Care GuelphExecutive Director
Eunice KirkpatrickYMCA NorthumberlandExecutive Director
Patrice LindsayCanadian Stroke Network/Heart and Stroke FoundationDirector
Maureen LoftSt. Joseph's Health Care LondonNurse Practitioner/CNS
Barbara MacLeanFamily Caregivers’ Network SocietyExecutive Director
Anna MannAlberta Caregivers AssociationExecutive Director
Marg McAlisterOntario Home Care AssociationMembership Director
Jennifer McKinnellHealth Sciences LibraryDirector
Lori MehewPeterborough Regional Health CentreManager Renal & Diabetes Clinics
Josephine MoRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)Project Coordinator
Mary MuellerSt. Joseph’s Health Care LondonDirector of Diabetes Education Centre
Fawziya NurmohamedToronto Public HealthHealth Promoter 1
Sarah Orr-ShawSimcoe Muskoka District Health UnitPublic Health Nurse 1
Mariam PaulCanadian Home Care AssociationPolicy Analyst
Tom PeirceHamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Community Care Access CentreVice President, Strategy, Quality and Performance Management
Aruna PeriPort Hope Community Health CentreProgram Manager
Susan PlanteToronto Public HealthPublic Health Nurse 1
Dipti PurbhooToronto Central CCACSenior Director, Client Services
Lydia RybenkoPort Hope Community Health CentreClinical Director
Niyati SalkerBrant County Health UnitHealth Promoter 1
Josie SantosRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)Program Manager
Amber SchiekThe Grey-BruceHealth Promoter 1
Ruth SchofieldRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)RNAO Co-Chair of Hamilton Chapter
Sylvia ScottGuelph Family Health TeamClinical Manager
Christina SpencerPatients CanadaCommunications Coordinator
Greg TaylorPublic Health Agency of CanadaDeputy Chief Public Health Officer of Canada 1
Marguerite ThomasOntario Falls Prevention Community of Practice (SHKN)Coordinator of Falls Prevention CoP 1
Elizabeth Van der LooDurham Region Health DepartmentPublic Health Nurse 1
Sue VanderBentOntario Home Care AssociationExecutive Director
Claudia von ZweckCanadian Association of Occupational TherapistsExecutive Director
John WellnerOntario Medical AssociationDirector, Health Promotion, Research & Emerging Issues 1
Don WildfongConestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced LearningChair
Rita WilsonRegistered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)eHealth Program Manager
Linda YenssenOntario Injury Prevention Resource CentreManager, OIPRC Parachute 1
Harry ZirkSouthside Edmonton Primary Care NetworkGeriatric 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