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Evidence to Improve Care

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)

Care in the Community for Adults



Health Quality Ontario thanks the following individuals for their generous, voluntary contributions of time and expertise to help create this quality standard:


Roger Goldstein (co-chair)
Professor, Medicine and Physical Therapy, University of Toronto,
Head Respiratory Services Respirologist, West Park Healthcare Centre


Alan Kaplan (co-chair)
Family Physician
Chair, Family Physician Airways Group of Canada
Clinical Lecturer, University of Toronto


Jason M. Bartell
Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Lead, Chatham-Kent Family Health Team


Jennie Cruickshank
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre


Geneviève C. Digby
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, Queen’s University


Christina Dolgowicz
Respiratory Therapist and Certified Respiratory Educator
Lung Health Coordinator, Lanark Renfrew Health and Community Services


Anthony D’Urzo
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto


Andrea S. Gershon
Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences,
Associate Professor, University of Toronto,
Respirologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Kim Grootveld
Clinical Leader Manager, General Internal Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital


Micheline Hatfield
Lived Experience Advisor


Kenneth Hook
Family Physician, Tavistock site, STAR Family Health Team


Lawrence Jackson
Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy Department, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Susan Johnson
Lived Experience Advisor


Wendy L. Laframboise
Nurse Practitioner and Certified Respiratory Educator, COPD Outreach Program Lead, The Ottawa Hospital


Loretta G. McCormick
Nurse Practitioner, COPD Clinic, Cambridge Memorial Hospital


Kieran McIntyre
Staff Physician, St. Michael’s Hospital


Sherri McRobert
Manager, Telehomecare and Connecting Care to Home, South West Local Health Integration Network


Diana Noel
Executive Director, Village Family Health Team


Craig O'Brien
Nurse Practitioner, Lakelands Family Health Team


Joseph R. Pellizzari
Clinical and Rehabilitation Psychologist, Mental Health and Addiction Program, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University


Stewart Oliver Pugsley
Head of Service, Respiratory Rehabilitation, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, McMaster University


Evelyn Sparks
Lived Experience Advisor
Occupational Therapist (retired)


Lynda Woon
Respiratory Services, West Park Healthcare Centre (retired)


Jennifer Zufelt
Respiratory Therapist and Certified Respiratory Educator, Group Health Centre


For more information, contact QualityStandards@HQOntario.ca.

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