Faculty & Organizing Committee

Infectious Diseases Update 2019

Faculty & Organizing Committee

Wayne Ghesquiere MD, FRCPC
Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Consultant
Island Health Authority
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Victoria, British Columbia

David Patrick, MD, FRCPC, MHSc 
Interim Executive Lead, BC Centre for Disease Control
Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health
Vancouver, BC

George G. Zhanel, PharmD; PhD, FCCP (Microbiologist/Pharmacologist) 
Professor-Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Director-Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Alliance (CARA, www.can-r.ca)
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Galbraith, John C., MD, CCFP, FRCPC 
Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology
Victoria, British Columbia

Troy Grennan, MD MSc FRCPC DTM&H 
Physician Lead, HIV/STI Program, Clinical Prevention Services, BC Centre for Disease Control, Clinical Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, University of British Columbia,
Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences (CHEOS),
Vancouver, BC
Infectious Diseases Specialist, Yukon Communicable Disease Control, Whitehorse, YT

M. Siobhan Holland, MBBS, FRCPC, CTropMed® 
Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Physician
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Victoria, British Columbia

Monika Naus MD FRCPC 
Medical Director, Communicable Diseases & Immunization Service Medical Head, Immunization Programs & Vaccine Preventable Diseases
BC Centre for Disease Control
Vancouver, BC

Karen McClean, MD, FRCPC 
Locum Infectious Diseases Consultant
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Jolanta Piszczek, BSc Pharm, PharmD, MSc EBM 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia
Island Health Authority, Victoria, BC

Alastair Teale, MD FRCPC
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Nanaimo, BC

J. David R. Naysmith, BSc MD DMD FRCSC 
Plastic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of BC
Victoria, BC

Eric Partlow MD, FRCPC  
Section Chief, Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Consultant
Island Health Authority
Victoria, British Columbia

Divya Virmani, MD, FRCPC, DTMH
Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Victoria, BC

Frank Jagdis, MB, BS FRCP (C)
Pediatrics & Infectious Diseases 
Clinical Associate Professor (Ret) UBC
Victoria, British Columbia

Jeff Kerrie BSc, MSc (Bioethics), MD, FRCPC 
General Internal Medicine
Clinical Ethicist, Island Health
Dive and Hyperbaric Medicine, Vancouver Coastal Health
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Victoria, BC

Organizing Committee

Dr. Eric Partlow FRCPC
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere FRCPC
Dr. Jennifer Ross CCFP
Rand Walsh (Pharm)
Dr. Peter Meyer
Dr. Divya Virmani FRCPC
Dr. Siobhan Holland FRCPC
Dr. Brendon Irving CCFP