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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 disclose any real and perceived competing interests.

(Last updated April 2017)

Name Representing Position Memo Disclosure
Aylward, Debbie ACoRN Executive Member Nothing to disclose
Coughlin, Kevin ACoRN Executive Member Nothing to disclose
Beck, Carolyn Acute Care Member Details...
Nothing to disclose.
D. Trottier, Evelyne Acute Care Member Details...
Currently participating in a clinical trial: Pfizer study on Rivipansel. No payment. Responsible to contact haemato if eligible patients.
Krmpotic, Kristina Acute Care Member Nothing to disclose
McKenzie, Kyle Acute Care Member Nothing to disclose
Lane, Margo Adolescent Health Chair Nothing to disclose
Johnson, Natasha Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Di Meglio, Giuseppina Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Vyver, Ellie Adolescent Health Member Nothing to disclose
Norris, Mark Adolescent Health Member Details...
I am currently participating in or have participated in a clinical trial: CHEO research
Han, Angela Adolescent Health Section Executive Liaison Details...
Resident Liaison
Grant, Christina Adolescent Health Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Vyver, Ellie Adolescent Health Section Executive President-Elect Nothing to disclose
Johnson, Natasha Adolescent Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Harrison, Megan Adolescent Health Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Hervouet-Zeiber, Catherine Annual Conference Member Nothing to disclose
Johnson, Natasha Annual Conference Member Nothing to disclose
Hartfield, Dawn Annual Conference Chair Nothing to disclose
Wood, Ellen Annual Conference Board Representative Details...
Representing the Paediatric Education Subcommittee
Nothing to disclose
Ramji, Ayaaz Annual Conference Member Nothing to disclose
MacDougall, Eleanor Awards Member Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Stanwick, Richard Awards Member Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Mitchell, Ian Bioethics Member Details...
Has received payment from a commercial organization (AbbVie Canada) and is currently participating in or have participated in a clinical trail (AbbVie Canada, PPD)
Grégoire, Marie-Claude Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Moore, Aideen Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Emberley, Julie Bioethics Member Nothing to disclose
Davies, Dawn Bioethics Chair Nothing to disclose
Wood, Ellen Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Embree, Joanne Board of Directors Healthy Generations Representative Details...
Representing Healthy Generations
Nothing to disclose
Feldman, Mark Board of Directors Director Details...
Nothing to disclose - July 2016
Boucher, François Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Goldade, Roxanne Board of Directors Director Details...
Received payments: Shire, Purdue, Janssen Investments: Shire and Valeant
Zelman, Mitchell Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Newhook, Leigh Anne Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Chevalier, Isabelle Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Cellupica, Umberto Board of Directors Director Details...
Owner of an autism treatment centre called Pivotal Minds
Austin, Janet Board of Directors Public Member Nothing to disclose
Thiessen, Paul Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Leis, Karen Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Grimes, Ruth Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Sekhon, Ravneet Board of Directors Director Nothing to disclose
Kronick, Jonathan Board of Directors President Nothing to disclose
Williams, Robin C. Board of Directors Past President Nothing to disclose
Dickinson, Michael Board of Directors President-Elect Nothing to disclose
Farrell, Catherine Board of Directors Vice President Nothing to disclose
Fischer, Nicole Board of Directors Director Details...
VP Residents Section
Muirhead, Paul Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Consultant Nothing to disclose
Duffy, Ciaran Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Details...
Representing the Paediatric Chairs of Canada
Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Cyr, Claude Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Maguire, Jonathon Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Chair Nothing to disclose
Buck, Peter Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Nothing to disclose
Onysko, Jay Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Nothing to disclose
Léon, Juan Andrés Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Nothing to disclose
Armour, Christine Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Details...
Representative, Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
Nothing to disclose
Choudhri, Yogesh Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Nothing to disclose
Pennock, Jennifer Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Nothing to disclose
Hepburn, Charlotte Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Medical Affairs Officer Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Donner, Elizabeth Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Liaison Details...
Received grants, EMD Serono
Pinzon, Jorge Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Rowan-Legg, Anne Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Jangaard, Krista Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Steering Member Nothing to disclose
Chauvin-Kimoff, Laurel Child and Youth Maltreatment Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Murray, Catherine Child and Youth Maltreatment Section Executive Member at Large Details...
Nothing to diclose
Baird, Burke Child and Youth Maltreatment Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Shouldice, Michelle Child and Youth Maltreatment Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Ornstein, Amy Child and Youth Maltreatment Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Cummings, Carl Community Paediatrics Chair Nothing to disclose
Pancer, Larry Community Paediatrics Member Details...
Was a member of the Pfizer Advisory Board - stepped down 2014
Orkin, Julia Community Paediatrics Member Nothing to disclose
Lipson, Alisa Community Paediatrics Member Nothing to disclose
Chobotuk, Tara Community Paediatrics Member Nothing to disclose
Gorodzinsky, Fabian Community Paediatrics Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Baerg, Krista Community Paediatrics Section Executive President Details...
I have received grants from M-Panels. I hold investment in a pharmaceutical organization, medication devices company or communications firm - Teva (sold May 2014) I am currently participating in or have participated in a clinical trial - Ironshore Pharmaceuticals (2013) Other: Research funds granted by Children's Hospital Foundation of SK & Royal University Hospital Foundation (peer-reviewed grants)
Stare, Liga Community Paediatrics Section Executive President-Elect Nothing to disclose
Wong, Peter Community Paediatrics Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Wu, John Community Paediatrics Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Freedman, John Community Paediatrics Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Awuku, Mark Continuing Professional Development Chair Nothing to disclose
Lau, Eddy Continuing Professional Development Member Nothing to disclose
Joynt, Chloë Continuing Professional Development Member Details...
Advisory Board, Ikaria, 2014 conference presentation; Grant/honorarium, Ikaria, Abric,Abbott, member of National NPM OSCE and National Rounds organizing committee
Mickelson, Elizabeth Developmental Paediatrics Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Zubairi, Mohammad Developmental Paediatrics Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Rieder, Michael Drug Therapy and Hazardous Substances Chair Nothing to disclose
't Jong, Geert Drug Therapy and Hazardous Substances Member Nothing to disclose
Rassekh, Shahrad Drug Therapy and Hazardous Substances Member Nothing to disclose
Williams, Robin C. Early Years Task Force Chair Nothing to disclose
Williams, Robin C. Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Kronick, Jonathan Executive President Nothing to disclose
Dickinson, Michael Executive President-Elect Nothing to disclose
Boucher, François Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Farrell, Catherine Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Grimes, Ruth Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Thiessen, Paul Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Narvey, Michael Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Lacaze, Thierry Fetus and Newborn Chair Nothing to disclose
Shah, Vibhuti Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Hendson, Leonora Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Lemyre, Brigitte Fetus and Newborn Member Nothing to disclose
Laforge, Roxanne Fetus and Newborn Liaison Details...
Canadian Perinatal Programs Coalition
Details...
Received compensation for providing services as an Expert Witness in Obstetrical cases on ad hoc basis. These do not include opinions on neonatal cases.
Ehman, William Fetus and Newborn Liaison Details...
College of Family Physicians of Canada//Le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada
Nothing to disclose
Chari, Radha Fetus and Newborn Liaison Details...
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada//La Société des obstétriciens et gynécologues du Canada
Nothing to disclose
Nelson, Chantal Fetus and Newborn Liaison Details...
Public Health Agency of Canada//Agence de la santé publique du Canada
Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Sawatzky-Dickson, Doris Fetus and Newborn Liaison Details...
Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses//Association Canadienne des infirmières et infirmiers en néonatologie
Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Bell, Shaquita First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison Details...
American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Native American Child Health
Nothing to disclose
McCrea-Logie, Jennifer First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Co-Liaison Details...
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada//Santé Canada
Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Wong, Sam First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Chair Details...
I hold investments in Pfizer.
Wiebe, Patricia First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Liaison Details...
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada//Santé Canada
Nothing to disclose
Pelletier, Véronique First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Member Nothing to disclose
Berry, Margaret First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Member Nothing to disclose
Fraser-Roberts, Leigh First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Member Nothing to disclose
Bortolussi, Robert Global Child & Youth Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Audcent, Tobey Global Child & Youth Health Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Ladha, Tehseen Global Child & Youth Health Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Allain, Dominic Global Child & Youth Health Section Executive President-Elect Nothing to disclose
Bridger, Tracey Healthy Active Living and Sports Medicine Chair Nothing to disclose
Birken, Catherine Healthy Active Living and Sports Medicine Member Nothing to disclose
Dillenburg, Rejane Healthy Active Living and Sports Medicine Member Details...
Currently participating in a clinical trail as a collaborator (not funded).
Ball, Geoff Healthy Active Living and Sports Medicine Member Nothing to disclose
Davis, Heather Healthy Active Living and Sports Medicine Member Details...
Was a member of two different Working Groups of the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) and contributed to the development of the 5As of Obesity Management (2012) and 5As of Pediatric Obesity Management (2014) tools.
Mistry, Niraj Hospital Paediatrics Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Robinson, Joan Infectious Diseases and Immunization Chair Details...
Received grant from Abbott for research study.
Vanderkooi, Otto Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Details...
Is a member of an advisory board, consultant or equivalent with: Pfizer, GSK. Has received a grant(s) or an honorarium from: Pfizer, Sanofia (via CCfV, Halifax). Is currently participating in or has participated in a clinical trial with: Novavax, GSK.
Bridger, Natalie Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Nothing to disclose
Desai, Shalini Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Nothing to disclose
Kropp, Rhonda Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison Details...
Public Health Agency of Canada//Agence de la santé publique du Canada
Nothing to disclose
Mailman, Timothy Infectious Diseases and Immunization Member Nothing to disclose
Audcent, Tobey Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison Details...
CPS Liaison to CATMAT (Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel)
Nothing to disclose
Koudra, Fahamia Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison Details...
The College of Family Physicians of Canada//Le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada
Nothing to disclose
McDonald, Jane Infectious Diseases and Immunization Liaison Details...
Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada//l'Association pour la microbiologie médicale et l'infectiologie Canada
Nothing to disclose
Hrycko, Sophia Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Liaison Details...
Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry//Académie canadienne de psychiatrie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent
Details...
Nothing to disclose.
Korczak, Daphne Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Member Nothing to disclose
Charach, Alice Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Member Nothing to disclose
Andrews, Debra Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Chair Nothing to disclose
Ortiz-Alvarez, Oliva Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Member Nothing to disclose
Klein, Benjamin Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Member Nothing to disclose
Newton, Amanda Mental Health Section Executive Member at Large Details...
I am the Principal Investigator of a CIHR and RBC-funded clinical trial of an e-health intervention for anxious adolescents. 1) I am a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2) I am a member of the Advisory Board for the Cochrane Child Health Field (Cochrane Collaboration)
Wincott, Leigh Mental Health Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Dudani, Ameeta Mental Health Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Joynt, Chloë Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Details...
I have received a grant(s) or an honorarium from a commercial organization.
Critch, Jeffrey Nutrition and Gastroenterology Chair Details...
Member of an Advisory Board, consultant or equivalent with Nestle and Janssen.
Pound, Catherine Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Nothing to disclose
Tomlinson, Christopher Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Details...
Has received a grant(s) or an honorarium from Abbot Laboratories.
Casey, Linda Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Details...
I have received payment from a commercial organization: Nutricia North America I have received a grant or an honorarium from a commercial organization: Alexion Pharma I am currently participating in or have participated in a clinical trial: Shire Pharmaceuticals
D'Onghia, Patricia Nutrition and Gastroenterology Co-Liaison Details...
Health Canada//Santé Canada
Nothing to disclose
Haiek, Laura Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Details...
Breastfeeding Committee for Canada//Comité canadien pour l'allaitement
Details...
I hold investment in Amgen Inc.
Hayward, Deborah Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Details...
Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Health Canada//Bureau des sciences de la nutrition, Santé Canada
Nothing to disclose
Sant'Anna, Ana Nutrition and Gastroenterology Member Nothing to disclose
Blair, Becky Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Details...
Dieticians of Canada // Les diététistes du Canada
Nothing to disclose
Lawrence, Sarah Nutrition and Gastroenterology Liaison Details...
Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Group//Group canadien d'endocrinologie pédiatrique
Nothing to disclose
Allain, Dominic Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Weingarten, Laura Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Rose, Heather Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Marano, Maria Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Co-Liaison Details...
Resident Liaison
Strikwerda, Arend Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Co-Liaison Details...
Resident Liaison
Walker, Robin Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Hervouet-Zeiber, Catherine Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Buka, Irena Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Hay, Marie Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Osornio Vargas, Alvaro Paediatric Environmental Health Section Executive Member at Large Nothing to disclose
Dyment, Heather Paediatric Oral Health Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Farquhar, Terry Paediatric Oral Health Section Executive President Nothing to disclose
Ostro, Sean Paediatric Oral Health Section Executive Vice President Nothing to disclose
Nguyen, Trang Paediatric Oral Health Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nothing to disclose
Yamashiro, Hirotaka Respiratory Medicine Section Executive Past President Nothing to disclose
Price, April Respiratory Medicine Section Executive President Details...
I am a Member of an Advisory board, consultant or equivalent with a commercial organization - Venter, Roche Received grants or honoarium from a Commercial Organization - Nycomed
Yang, Connie Respiratory Medicine Section Executive President-Elect Nothing to disclose
Zelman, Mitchell Respiratory Medicine Section Executive Secretary-Treasurer Details...
I am currently participating in or have participated in a clinical trial - GSK; I am PEI Chair of Rotavirus Implementation Trial comparing PEI with Capital Health, NS. Rotarix Vaccine donated by GSK.

Last updated: Apr 4 2017