Meet our team

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC

Pathologist
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association
University of Ottawa

Members of the editorial board

Dr. Bibianna Purgina, MD FRCPC

Pathologist
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association
University of Ottawa

Dr. Diponkar Banerjee, MBChB PhD FRCPC

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Ilan Weinreb, MD FRCPC

Pathologist
Toronto General Hospital
University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
University of Toronto

Dr. Anthea Lafreniere, MD

The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
University of Ottawa

Patient advisers

Sue Peters

Bar-Ziv

Stacey Pollock Bar-Ziv, PhD

Snyman

Claire Snyman

 

McGee

Robin McGee, PhD

 

Stephane McIntosh

Stephane McIntosh

Caroll Carkner

Caroll Carkner

Kathryn Dorrell

Kathryn Dorrell

Linda Furst

Linda Fürst

Julie Vizza

Julie Vizza

Clinical advisor

Daniel Pepe

Dr. Daniel Pepe, MD CCFP

Family physician and Academic fellow in family medicine

Editor: Teach and Learn, Family Medicine

 

Medical illustrators

Dr. Zuzanna Gorski, MD

The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
University of Ottawa

Emily Huang

Emily Huang

Student
University of Ottawa

Contributing authors

Dr. Allison Osmond, MD FRCPC

Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Ipshita Kak, MD FRCPC

St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario
McMaster University, Hamilton

Dr. Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC

London Health Sciences Centre
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London

Dr. Simon Kirby, MD FRCSC FRCPC

Health Science Centre Eastern Health
Memorial University, St John’s, Newfoundland

Dr. David Driman, MBChB FRCPC

London Health Sciences Centre
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London

Dr. Stephanie Reid, MD FRCPC

Memorial University, St John’s, Newfoundland

Dr. Trevor A. Flood, MD FRPCP

The Ottawa Hospital
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association
University of Ottawa

Dr. Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC

Western Memorial Regional Hospital and Western Health, Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Dr. Livia Florianova, MD FRCPC

Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Jane Barron, MD FRCPC

Memorial University, St John’s, Newfoundland

Dr. Philip Berardi, MD PhD FRCPC

The Ottawa Hospital
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association
University of Ottawa

Dr. Rosemarie Tremblay-LeMay, MD MSc FRCPC

Toronto General Hospital
University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
University of Toronto

Dr. Kimberly Wood, MD MSc FRCPC

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Madeline Fitzpatrick MD

Memorial University, St John’s, Newfoundland

Dr. Pavandeep Gill, MD

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Dr. Glenda Ruth Wright, MBBCh

Resident Anatomical Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Robyn Ndikumana, MD BScN

Resident Anatomical Pathology
Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland

Dr. Victor Brochu, MD

McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Elan Hahn, MD

Resident Anatomical Pathology
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Matthew Cecchini

Dr. Matthew Cecchini, MD, PhD

Pathologist
London Health Sciences Centre
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London

Matthew Magyar

Dr. Matthew Magyar, MDCM, FRCPC

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

Baranova

Dr. Katherina Baranova, MD

Resident, Anatomical Pathology
London Health Sciences Centre
Western University, London ON

Pilon

Dr. Sarah-Jeanne Pilon, MD

Resident, Anatomical pathology
McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Khan

Dr. Osama Khan, MD

Resident, Anatomical pathology
University of Ottawa
The Ottawa Hospital

Ashley Flaman

Dr. Ashley Flaman, MD

Fellow
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
University of Toronto

Todorovic

Dr. Emilija Todorovic, MD FRCPC

Fellow, Head and neck pathology
University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
University of Toronto, Canada

States

Dr. Alexandra States, MD

Resident, Anatomical pathology
Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada

brandon zelman

Dr. Brandon Zelman, DO

Resident, Anatomical pathology
Loyola University Medical Center

De Villa-Atienza

Dr. Vanessa Grace M. De Villa-Atienza, MD, DPSP

Former Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellow, University Health Network – University of Toronto
Private practice pathologist, Philippines
Archan Kakadekar

Dr. Archan Kakadekar, MD

Resident, General Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saleh Fadel

Dr. Saleh Fadel, MD

Resident, Anatomical Pathology
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
University of Ottawa

Brian Keller

Dr. Brian Keller, MD PhD

Resident, Anatomical Pathology
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
University of Ottawa

Catherine Forse

Dr. Catherine Forse, MD FRCPC

Pathologist
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Eastern Ontario Laboratory Association (EORLA)

Bret Kenny

Bret Kenny

Medical student
Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada

Vincent Deslandes

Dr. Vincent Deslandes, PhD MD CM FRCPC

Microbiologist
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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