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Canadian Paediatric Society

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Steering Committee

The NRP Steering Committee is a multidisciplinary group providing expertise, recommendations and initiatives on all NRP issues in Canada. The steering committee can be reached by e-mail at


Amuchou Soraisham, MD

Greg Donde, RRT

Patrick McNamara, MD (Chair)

Barbara Wheeler, RN

Andrew Latchman, MD

Debbie Aylward, RN

Emer Finan, MD

Provincial NRP Organization Liaisons

British Columbia & Yukon

Jola Berkman, RN

Gustavo Pelligra, MD

Alberta & Northwest Territories

Khalid Aziz, MD
Alberta Perinatal Health Program

Jeannie Yee: APHP Office / (403) 944-4697


Fabiana Postolow, MD

Ontario & Nunavut

Hamilton and surrounding areas

Andrew Latchman, MD - Chair

Ottawa & Kingston area

Debbie Aylward, RN  (ON/NU)
Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program

London and Southwestern Ontario

Kevin Coughlin, MD


West of Québec

Ahmed Moussa, MD  

East of Québec

Geneviève Piuze, MD

Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

Dora Stinson, MD
Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia

Leeanne Lauzon / 902-470-7157

Bonnie J. Fraser, RN
Queen Elizabeth Hospital (902) 894-2089

Donna Walsh, RN
Prince County Hospital (902) 438-4497

New Brunswick

Irene MacDougall, RN / 506-648-6378

Hala Makary, MD

Professional Organization / Organization Liaisons

Paul Raftis, Chief Paramedic

Education Subcommittee

Debbie Aylward

Greg Donde

Leeanne Lauzon

Roxanne Laforge

Emer Finan (Chair)

Barbara Wheeler

Resuscitation Science Subcommittee

Patrick McNamara

Georg Schmölzer

Kevin Coughlin

Marilyn Hyndman

Walid El-Naggar

Last updated: Aug 14 2017