Conference Presenters

Yaasin Abdulrehman, MD FRCSC RPVI
Surgeon, Northern Alberta Vascular Centre, Covenant Health

G. Michael Allan, MD CCFP
Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
Director, Programs and Practice Supports, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Bonnie Dobbs, PhD
Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
Director, Medically At-Risk Driver Centre
Director of Research, Division of the Care of the Elderly, University of Alberta

Robert Gniadecki, MD PhD DMSci
Director, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta

Michael R. Kolber, MD CCFP MSc
Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
Co-Director, Evidence and CPD Program, Alberta College of Family Physicians

Tina Korownyk, MD CCFP
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
Co-Director, Evidence and CPD Program, Alberta College of Family Physicians

Adrienne J Lindblad, BSP PharmD ACPR
Knowledge Translation and Evidence Coordinator, Alberta College of Family Physicians
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta

James McCormack, BSc Pharm PharmD
Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia

Tony Nickonchuk, BSc Pharm
Clinical Pharmacist, Alberta Health Services

Danielle Perry, BScN RN
Knowledge Translation Expert, Alberta College of Family Physicians

Allan Pickard, MD CCFP-EM
Clinical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta
ER Physician, Grey Nuns Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital

Kam Shojania, MD FRCPC
Clinical Professor and Head, Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Chief of Rheumatology, St. Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital
Medical Director, Mary Pack Arthritis Program

Aaron M. Tejani, BSc Pharm PharmD
Researcher, Therapeutics Initiative
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

Gerald T. Todd, BSc MD FRCSC
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Alberta Hospital

Joey Ton, BSc Pharm PharmD
Knowledge Translation Expert, Alberta College of Family Physicians
Community Pharmacist, Costco Pharmacy

John Walker, MD PhD FRCPC
Medical Oncologist, Cross Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology

Dinesh Witharana, MD CCFP
Family Physician, Alberta Health Services

Pre-Conference Workshop Presenters

Christy Sutherland, MD CCFP
Education Physician Lead, British Columbia Centre on Substance Abuse
Medical Director, Portland Hotel Society
Family Physician, Vancouver, BC

Jessica Kirkwood, MD CCFP
Resident Advisor and Family Physician, Boyle McCauley Health Clinic, Edmonton, AB

Ginetta Salvallagio, MD MSc CCFP FCFP
Associate Scientific Director, Inner City Health and Wellness Program
Family Physician, Edmonton, AB

Cathy Scrimshaw, BSc (Hon) MD CCFP FCFP
Medical Director, Collaborative Mentorship Networks, Primary Health Care Opioid Response Initiative
Family Physician, Pincher Creek, AB