Organ Donation and Transplantation Expert Advisory Committee (ODTEAC)

ODTEAC provides expert advice on donation and transplantation system activities for ongoing advancement and implementation of national initiatives in partnership with Canadian Blood Services.

Members Organization
CHAIR
Dr. Norman Kneteman

University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta

OTHER OTDT COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Dr. Kathryn Tinckam, Chair

Kidney Transplant Advisory Committee

Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Patricia Campbell, Chair
National Human Leukocyte Antigen Advisory Committee
University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta 
Dr. David Landsberg, Chair
Living Donation Advisory Committee
Providence Health Care, Vancouver, British Columbia
BC Transplant, Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Saneef (Sonny) Dhanani, Chair

Deceased Donation Advisory Committee 

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario

Medical Lead, Research, Trillium Gift of Life Network, Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Susan Gilmour, Chair
Liver Transplant Advisory Committee
Canadian Liver Transplant Network, Edmonton, Alberta
Stollery Children’s Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta

Ms. Kim Werestiuk, Chair

Donation and Transplantation Administrators Advisory Committee

Transplant Manitoba, Gift of Life

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dr. Michael McDonald, Co-Chair

Heart Transplant Advisory Committee

Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. S. Joseph Kim, Chair
Information System Advisory Committee
Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Dale Lien, Chair

Lung Transplant Advisory Committee

University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services

Edmonton, Alberta

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION / ASSOCIATIONS
Dr. Lori West, Representative 
Canadian Donation and Transplant Research Program
University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta
 
Dr. Scott Klarenbach, Representative
Canadian Organ Replacement Register
University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta
Dr. Michael Mengel, Representative
Canadian Society of Transplantation

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Mr. Brent Diverty, Representative
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Canadian Institute for Health Information, Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Charu Kaushic, Representative

Canadian Institute for Health Research

Canadian Institute for Health Research, Hamilton, Ontario

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

ETHICS / LEGAL EXPERTS
   
PROVINCIAL ORGAN DONATION ORGANIZATIONS / ORGAN DONATION AND TRANSPLANTATION PROGRAMS
Mr. Edward Ferre BC Transplant, Vancouver, British Columbia
Ms. Holly Mackin Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta
Ms. Deanna Paulson  University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta
Ms. Lori Garchinski Saskatoon City Hospital, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Dr. Anthony Jevnikar  University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
Dr. Andrew Healey

St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario

Trillium Gift of Life, Hamilton, Ontario

Ms. Ronnie Gavsie Trillium Gift of Life Network, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Jeffrey Schiff Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Jeffrey Zaltzman  Trillium Gift of Life Network, Toronto, Ontario
St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Mr. Louis Beaulieu (Observer) Transplant Québec, Montréal, Quebec
Dr. Prosanto Chaudhury

Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Quebec

Transplant Québec, Montréal, Quebec

Dr. Matthew-John Weiss

Centre Mère-Enfant Soleil, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec

Transplant Québec, Quebec City, Quebec

Ms. Nadya Savoie Horizon Health Network, Saint John, New Brunswick
Dr. Nessa Gogan Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick
Ms. Cynthia Isenor Critical Care Program, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Sharon Peters Organ Donation Program, Eastern Health, St. John's, Newfoundland
Ms. Jennifer Penney OPEN - Eastern Health Services, St. John's, Newfoundland