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Competing Interests

The validity of CPS recommendations and its reputation are based on the confidence in its integrity and the belief by members and the public alike that policies are unbiased and based only on concerns for the best interests of children, their families, and their health care providers. As such, all board members, committee and section executive members, staff and consultants are required to review the CPS Competing Interest and Disclosure Policy and disclose any real and perceived competing interests.

(Last updated September 13, 2023)

Name CPS Group Name Position Organization Name Disclosure
Elissa Abrams Allergy Section Executive President Details...
Danielle Adam Respiratory Health Section Executive Secretary Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Richa Agnihotri Community Paediatrics Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Holly Agostino Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Dominic Allain Injury Prevention Member Nothing to disclose
Belal Alshaikh Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Details...
Gabriel Altit Fetus and Newborn Member Details...
Donna Atkinson First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health Nothing to disclose
Nagu Atmuri NRP Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Hosanna Au Self-Assessment Chair Nothing to disclose
Bojana Babic Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
jennifer balfour Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Emma Bartlett Adolescent Health Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Michelle Barton-Forbes Infectious Diseases and Immunization Chair Details...
Sanjukta Basak Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Group Details...
Diana Bayles NRP Steering Member Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada Details...
Emilie Beaulieu Injury Prevention Member Nothing to disclose
Suzanne Beno Injury Prevention Chair Nothing to disclose
Jola Berkman ACoRN Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Jola Berkman NRP Steering Member Perinatal Services BC Nothing to disclose
Laura Betcherman Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Ari Bitnun Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Nothing to disclose
Katherine Boone Continuing Professional Development Member Nothing to disclose
Jill Borland Starkes Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Mahli Brindamour Action for Children and Teens Member Details...
Melanie Buba Hospital Paediatrics Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Jared Bullard Board of Directors Director Details...
Matthew Carwana Social Paediatrics Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Subhadeep Chakrabarti Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Health Canada, Food Directorate Nothing to disclose
Andre Champagne Injury Prevention Liaison Public Health Agency of Canada Nothing to disclose
Kevin Chan Acute Care Chair Nothing to disclose
Melissa Chan Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Estelle Chetrit Respiratory Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Romy Cho Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Jeannette Comeau Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Details...
Cora Constantinescu Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (AMMI) Details...
Mark Corkins Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison AAP Committee on Nutrition Details...
Kelly Cox Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Jeffrey Critch Board of Directors President Details...
Evelyne D.Trottier Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Paul Dancey CPSP Scientific Steering Liaison Pediatric Chairs of Canada Nothing to disclose
Rhea D'Costa Developmental Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Tejas Desai Nutrition and Gastroenterology Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Greg Donde ACoRN Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Patricia D'Onghia Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Health Canada Nothing to disclose
Marc-Andre Dugas Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
William Ehman Fetus and Newborn Liaison College of Family Physicians of Canada Nothing to disclose
Eric Eichenwald Fetus and Newborn Liaison American Academy of Pediatrics Nothing to disclose
Julie Emberley Bioethics Chair Nothing to disclose
Allison Empey First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Native American Child Health Nothing to disclose
Sergio Fanella Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Details...
Katie Fearns ACoRN Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Mark Feldman Board of Directors Past President Nothing to disclose
JAE-MARIE FERDINAND Continuing Professional Development Member Nothing to disclose
Amaryllis Ferrand Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Emer Finan NRP Steering Chair Nothing to disclose
emer finan Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Emer Finan Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
YARON FINKELSTEIN Drug Therapy Member Nothing to disclose
Shannon Fitzpatrick Paediatric Oral Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Natalie Forbes Child and Youth Maltreatment Section Executive Secretary Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Sarah Forbes Mental Health Section Executive Resident Liaison Nothing to disclose
Karen Forbes Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Jessica Foulds Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Anne-Sophie Gervais Fetus and Newborn Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Bridget Gibson Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Peter Gill Hospital Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Peter Gill Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Amy Glicksman Respiratory Health Section Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Kristian Goulet Injury Prevention Member Details...
Rosheen Grady Adolescent Health Section Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Rebecca Greenberg Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Sim Grewal Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Anna Gunz Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive President Details...
Laura Haiek Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Breastfeeding Committee for Canada Nothing to disclose
Danica Hamilton Fetus and Newborn Liaison Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses Nothing to disclose
Megan Harrison Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Lara Hart Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Details...
Catherine Hervouet-Zeiber Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Sabrina Heyde CPSP Scientific Steering Liaison Two organizations (see description that follows) Details...
Michael Hill Community Paediatrics Member Nothing to disclose
Joanna Holland Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Stephanie Hosang Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
alixe howlett Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Section Executive President-elect Nothing to disclose
Robert issenman Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Member-at-Large Details...
Sara Jassemi Social Paediatrics Section Executive President-elect Nothing to disclose
April Kam Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
April Kam Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Anne Kawamura Mental Health and Development Disabilities Chair Details...
Tara Kennedy Awards Member Nothing to disclose
Marabeth Kramer Community Paediatrics Section Executive Resident Liaison Nothing to disclose
Trevor Kwok Developmental Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Kelcie Lahey Community Paediatrics Member Nothing to disclose
Eddy Lau Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Joanna Lazier CPSP Scientific Steering Liaison Canadian College of Medical Geneticists Nothing to disclose
Esther Lee Complex Care Section Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Karen Leis Awards Member Nothing to disclose
Karen Leis Global Child & Youth Health Section Executive President-elect Nothing to disclose
William Li Annual Conference Member Nothing to disclose
Audrey Lim Complex Care Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Michelle Long Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Christine A Loock Social Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Olivia MacLeod Mental Health and Development Disabilities Liaison CACAP Nothing to disclose
Peter MacPherson Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Nathalie Major Complex Care Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Hala Makary ACoRN Steering Member Nothing to disclose
HALA MAKARY NRP Steering Member Women's and Children's Health Program Nothing to disclose
Derek McCeath Drug Therapy Member Nothing to disclose
Jennifer McCrea Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Health Canada - Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion Nothing to disclose
Tom McLaughlin Action for Children and Teens Member Nothing to disclose
Tom McLaughlin Drug Therapy Member Nothing to disclose
Scott McLeod Mental Health and Development Disabilities Member Details...
Mark Messenger Continuing Professional Development Chair Nothing to disclose
Qaasim Mian Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Isabelle Milette Fetus and Newborn Liaison CANN - Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses Details...
Ripudaman Minhas Mental Health and Development Disabilities Member Nothing to disclose
Maaz Mirza Injury Prevention Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Laura Mitchell First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services Canada Nothing to disclose
Souvik Mitra Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Souvik Mitra Fetus and Newborn Chair Nothing to disclose
Charlotte Moore Hepburn Drug Therapy Member Details...
Shaun Morris CPSP Scientific Steering Liaison IMPACT Details...
Michael Narvey Fetus and Newborn Chair Nothing to disclose
Chantal Nelson Fetus and Newborn Liaison Public Health Agency of Canada Nothing to disclose
Amanda Newton Mental Health Section Executive Secretary Treasurer Details...
Lynn Newton NRP Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Eugene Ng Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Alexandra Nieuwesteeg Mental Health and Development Disabilities Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Marilee Nowgesic First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association Nothing to disclose
Sean O'Leary Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison American Academy of Pediatrics Nothing to disclose
Julia Orkin Complex Care Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Amy Ornstein Annual Conference Chair Nothing to disclose
Oliva Ortiz-Alvarez Community Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Brigitte Parisien Acute Care Member Nothing to disclose
Hema Patel Board of Directors Director Details...
Sara Jane Pegg Acute Care Member Nothing to disclose
Justin Penner Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Nothing to disclose
Jorge Pinzon CPSP Scientific Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Rupeena Purewal Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison IMPACT Details...
Nicole Radziminski Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Hasmukhlal Rajani Community Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Ayaz Ramji Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Adam Rapoport Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Gina Rempel Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Nothing to disclose
Michael Rieder Drug Therapy Liaison Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) Nothing to disclose
Allison Rodrigues Adolescent Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Sarah Rogers Acute Care Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Daniel Rosenfield Injury Prevention Member Nothing to disclose
Anne Rowan-Legg Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Anne Rowan-Legg CPSP Scientific Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Meagan Roy Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Meagan Roy Residents Section Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Chelsea Ruth CPSP Scientific Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Gurpreet Salh Developmental Paediatrics Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Marina Salvadori Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison Public Health Agency of Canada Nothing to disclose
Ana Sant'Anna Nutrition and Gastroenterology Chair Details...
Miriam Santschi CPSP Scientific Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Pushpa Sathya Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Nothing to disclose
Natasha Saunders Mental Health and Development Disabilities Member Nothing to disclose
Laura Sauve Board of Directors Vice President Nothing to disclose
Brett Schrewe First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Member Details...
Patrick Seitzinger CPSP Scientific Steering Liaison CPS Residents Section Nothing to disclose
Patrick Seitzinger Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Nora Setton Continuing Professional Development Member Nothing to disclose
Raphael Sharon Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Holden Sheffield NRP Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Jeffrey Simons Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Eva Slight Drug Therapy Resident Member Nothing to disclose
Jonathan Sniderman Acute Care Member Nothing to disclose
Amuchou Soraisham NRP Steering Chair Nothing to disclose
Jayson Stoffman Self-Assessment Member Details...
Roberta Stout First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison Assembly of First Nations Nothing to disclose
Alia Sunderji Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Secretary Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Geert 't Jong Drug Therapy Chair Nothing to disclose
Susanna Talarico Annual Conference Member Nothing to disclose
Megan Thomas Mental Health and Development Disabilities Member Details...
Alene Toulany Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Deb Trumbley NRP Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Troy Turner Acute Care Member Nothing to disclose
Antoinette van den Brekel Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Antoinette van den Brekel Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Meta van den Heuvel Community Paediatrics Member Nothing to disclose
Michael van Manen Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Ashley Vandermorris Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Ashley Vandermorris Global Child & Youth Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Jodie Villeneuve Community Paediatrics Section Executive Secretary Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Ellie Vyver Adolescent Health Chair Nothing to disclose
Claire Wallace Community Paediatrics Section Executive Resident Liaison Nothing to disclose
Rebecca Wang Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Jim Whitestone Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Patricia Wiebe First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Nothing to disclose
Jennifer Lee Wiebe Hospital Paediatrics Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose
Doug Wilson Fetus and Newborn Liaison SOGC Nothing to disclose
Leigh Wincott Mental Health Section Executive President Details...
Samantha Witt Community Paediatrics Section Executive President-elect Nothing to disclose
Peter Wong Action for Children and Teens Member Nothing to disclose
Sam Wong Board of Directors Ex-Officio Details...
Peter Wong Community Paediatrics Chair Nothing to disclose
Tammy Wong Self-Assessment Member Nothing to disclose
Abeyat Zaman-Haque Mental Health Section Executive Member-at-Large Nothing to disclose

Last updated: Sep 13, 2023