About PiH

Acknowledgements

PiH gratefully acknowledges the efforts and support of its contributing individual and organizational partners. The PiH initiative would not be possible without their generosity.

Prevention in Hand Advisory Group

The PiH (Phase I) development was guided by an expert advisory group, which met over the course of two years. The group’s members included Dr M. Godwin, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Dr A. Wielgosz, Public Health Agency of Canada and University of Ottawa, as co-chairs; Dr L. Cloutier, University of Sherbrooke; Dr D. Gasevic, Simon Fraser University; Dr E. Keely, University of Ottawa; Dr R. Lewanczuk, University of Alberta; Dr C. Liddy, University of Ottawa; Dr A. Pipe, University of Ottawa Heart Institute; Dr R. Ross, Queen’s University; Dr P. Selby, University of Toronto; Dr M. Vallis, Dalhousie University; and Dr B. Wilson, University of Ottawa.

The PiH (Phase II) development was guided by the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s (CFPC’s) PiH Development and Steering Committee and Patient Education Committee.

PiH Development and Steering Committee members included Dr P. Pluye (Chair), CFPC Patient Education Committee and McGill University; Dr A. Wielgosz, Public Health Agency of Canada; Dr M. Godwin, Memorial University; Wai-Hin Chan, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute; Dr J. Dickinson, Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care ; Dr P. Emberley, Canadian Pharmacists Association; Ms G. Halas, CFPC Patient Education Committee and University of Manitoba; Dr J. Harvey, Physician Advisor, Professional Development and Practice Support, CFPC, and PiH project lead; Ms S. Hu, Prevention in Hand Project Coordinator; Ms C. Kushner, Canadian Patient Safety Institute; Ms J. Macdonald, Dietitians of Canada; Ms J. Rogers, Centre for Effective Practice; Ms A. Sutherland Boal, Canadian Nurses Association ;and Ms K. Walker, C-CHANGE Initiative; Ms R. Vidulin, Patient’s Medical Home Program Coordinator, CFPC .

Patient Education Committee members included Dr C. MacLean (Chair), Memorial University of Newfoundland; Dr J. Chen, Ottawa Hospital; Dr R. Goswami, Peninsula Medical Group; Ms G. Halas, University of Manitoba; Dr Adrian Heller, University of Calgary (CFPC Section of Residents representative; Dr D. Jorgenson, University of Saskatchewan (patient representative); Dr S. Naik, Forest Hill Family Health Centre (CFPC First Five Years in Family Practice Committee representative); Dr P. Pluye, McGill University; and Dr S. Tsikata, University of Alberta .

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Group

The testing of this website has been a collaborative effort carried out by the following organizations, committees, groups, and individuals: Dr J. Meuser, Executive Director, Professional Development and Practice Support, CFPC; Dr A. Wielgosz, Public Health Agency of Canada; Dr P. Pluye, McGill University; Ms J. Bellerive, Hypertension Canada; Ms J. Black,  Manager, CPD Accreditation; Ms P. Clark, Active Living Coalition for Older Adult; Mr P. Coleridge, Canadian Mental Health Association; Ms K. Curren, Canadian Lung Association; Ms J. Diguer, Public Health Agency of Canada (retired); Dr V. Dumez, University of Montreal; Mr M. Ferdinand, Canadian Mental Health Association; Ms A. Ferguson, Canadian Cardiovascular Society; Mr L. GERMAIN, Patient Partnership Group, University of Montréa; Ms G. Halas, University of Manitoba; Dr A. Heller, CFPC Section of Residents; Ms C. Houle, Patient Partnership Group, University of Montréal l; Dr D. Jorgenson, University of Saskatchewan; Ms M. Lujan, CFPC; Ms J. Macdonald, Dietitians of Canada; Dr S. Naik, Forest Hill Family Health Centre; Ms L. Oeur,  Manager, Mainpro, CFPC;Ms A. Outschoorn, Director, Continuing Professional Development, CFPC; Mr J. Poulin, Patient Partnership Group, University of Montréal; Ms X. Ramos Salas, Canadian Obesity Network; Mrs G. Rouly, Patient Partnership Group, University of Montréal; Mr P. Vallieres,Patient Partnership Group, University of Montréal ;Ms P. Vanderkooy, Dietitians of Canada;Ms R. Vidulin, Patient’s Medical Home Program Coordinator, CFPC; Ms S. Yungblut, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology; and Dr A. Zbib, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Funding for this initiative is provided in part by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
 

FAFM Scotiabank Financial Support

We would like to thank the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) of the College of Family Physicians of Canada through the generosity of Scotiabank for their support of the Prevention in Hand (PiH) Project.
This contribution will enable (PiH) to continue with its goals – to provide Canadians with easy access to current and accurate information about the prevention of chronic diseases.

 

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