PHSI TPDM Team

Nova Scotia – Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)

Deborah McLeod, RN, PhD.
Clinician Scientist, Psychosocial Oncology Team, Nova Scotia Cancer Center
Project Lead and Research Team Lead for Nova Scotia

Angela Morck, RN, PhD.
Facilitator & Research Associate

Julie Dufresne, MSc. Sociology
National Project Coordinator and Research Coordinator for Nova Scotia

Key Knowledge Users

Joy Tarasuk, RN, BScN, CON(C).
Health Services Manager, Ambulatory Oncology Clinics, Central Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Victoria L. Sullivan, BN, RN, MHS, CON(C).
Operations Executive Director, Central Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Jill Flinn, RN, BSc.
Director, Cancer Care Program, Central Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority


Ontario – Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PMCC) & Grand River Regional Cancer Centre (GRRCC)                                                                                    

Mary Jane Esplen, RN, PhD.
Executive Director, de Souza Institute, Professor, University of Toronto and Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
Project Co-lead and Research Team Lead for Ontario

Jiahui Wong, PhD.
de Souza Institute, University Health Network
Scientist & Manager, Curriculum & Program Evaluation, de Souza Institute
Project Lead on Quantitative Data Analysis

Doris Howell, RN, PhD.
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Co-investigator

Noor Malik, HBSc, CCRP.
Clinical Research Coordinator, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Department of Supportive Care, Research Division
Research Coordinator for Ontario

Maureen Watt-Smit, RN, MN.
Team lead Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, Education Practice Lead Oncology Program
Site Lead for Grand River Regional Cancer Centre

Key Knowledge Users

Pamela Savage, RN, MAEd, CON(C).
Director of Professional Practice, Oncology, Surgical Services Toronto General and International Programs, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Sabrina Bennett, RN, BScN.
Manager, RN Ambulatory Clinics, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Judy Linton
Vice President of Cancer and Diagnostic Services, Grand River Regional Cancer Centre and Waterloo Wellington
Regional Vice President, Cancer Care Ontario


Manitoba – Cancer Care Manitoba (CCMB)

Tom Hack, PhD. (Clinical Psychologist)
Chair in Psychosocial and Supportive Care Oncology Research from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Prairies/NWT)
Director, Psychosocial Oncology & Cancer Nursing Research, I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute.
Research Team Lead for Manitoba

Trish Lindquist
Research Assistant, Psychosocial Oncology and Cancer Nursing Research, Asper Clinical Research Institute / St. Boniface Hospital Research
Research Coordinator for Manitoba

Key Knowledge Users

Nina Kostiuk, RN, BN, MA.L(H).
Director of Nursing, Cancer Care Manitoba

Ruth Loewen
Director, Community Oncology Program, Cancer Care Manitoba
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Oncology Program Director


CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Lise Fillion, PhD. (Clinical Psychologist)
Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Laval University
Équipe de Recherche Michel-Sarrazin en Oncologie psychosociale et Soins palliatifs (ERMOS)
Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec – Université Laval (L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec)
Research Team Lead for Québec

Johanne Hébert, RN, PhD.
Professor, Faculty of Nursing, UQAR, Lévis Campus

Sandy Lavoie, SW, MSW.
Research Officer, Équipe de Recherche Michel-Sarrazin en Oncologie psychosociale et Soins palliatifs (ERMOS)
Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec – Université Laval (L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec)
Research Coordinator for Québec

Key Knowledge Users

Sylvie Boucher
Directrice, Direction clientèle (Néphrologie & Oncologie), CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Jean-François Desbiens
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Laval University
Researcher CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Marie-Josée Dumé
Chef de service des cliniques ambulatoires d’oncologie, CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Stéphane Giguère
Chef de service – Centre des maladies du sein (CMS), CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Kathleen Lechasseur
Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Laval University

France Poliquin
Adjointe à la directrice Secteur développement et évaluation de la pratique infirmière, CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Marie-Anik Robitaille
Research Officer, CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Annie Tremblay, MD FRCPC
Psychiatre spécialisée en oncologie
Co-gestionnaire médicale de l’équipe supra-régionale d’oncologie psychosociale et spirituelle
Directrice médicale en oncologie, CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Stéphane Tremblay
Adjoint DSM, soutien et développement des pratiques professionnelles, évaluation, enseignement, recherche, CHU de Québec – Université Laval


National Partners

Margaret Fitch, RN, PhD.
Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Professor, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) liaison