Partners puzzle

Child Health BC is a provincial health network whose Steering Committee brings together child health leaders and physician leaders from all of BC's health authorities authorities, Hospital and Perinatal Services  academic partners, professional organizations and the three key child serving ministries as well as the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Child Health BC's partners are crucial to identifying, planning, carrying out and sustaining its initiatives.


BC Pediatric Society

Dr. Aven Jean Poynter

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BC Principals' & Vice Principals' Association

Mr. David DeRosa

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BC Primary Health Research Network

Dr. Anne Junker
Clinical Co-Lead 

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BC Children's Hospital Research Institute

Dr. Wyeth Wasserman
Executive Director and Scientist Level 3

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First Nations Health

Ms. Harmony Johnson 
Executive Director, Policy Planning and Transformation

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Fraser Health

Ms. Loraine Jenkins 
Executive Director, Clinical Program & Operations
Maternity, Infant, Child & Youth and Executive Director, Infection Prevention & Control

Dr. Mark Sorial 
Program Medical Director & Regional Department Head  Pediatrics

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Health Officers Council of British Columbia

Dr. Reka Gustafson

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Interior Health

Mr. Rob Finch, Director, Perinatal 
Child & Youth Network

Ms. Penny Liao-Lussier 
Manager, Maternal Child Health-Population Health

Dr. Tom Warshawski
Pediatric Medical Director

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Island Health

Ms. Deborah Chaplain
Director, Child, Youth and Family

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Ministry of Children and Family Development

Ms. Teresa Butler
Acting Executive Director, Child Care Policy

Mr. Robert Lampard
Executive Director, CYMH Policy

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Ministry of Education

Mr. Scott Beddall 
Director, Wellness and Safety

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Ministry of Health

Dr. Bonnie Henry 
Provincial Health Officer
Office of the PHO

Ms. Glenys Webster
Director, Women’s, Maternal, and Early Childhood Health

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Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Ms. Kelly McQuillen
Executive Director
Services to Adults with Developmental Disabilities (STADD)

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Northern Health

Dr. Matthew Burkey
Medical Lead, Child & Youth Mental Health Program

Ms. Jennifer Begg
Executive Lead
Child and Youth Health Program, Clinical Programs

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BC Children's Hospital

Ms. Susan Wannamaker
BC Children's & Women's Health
Vice President 
PHSA Executive

Ms. Linda Lemke
Chief Operating Officer
BC Children's Hospital &
Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

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Mental Health and Addictions

Dr. Jana Davidson,
Vice President 
Medical Affairs 
Children's & Women's Mental Health Programs

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Population and Public Health

Ms. Noorjean Hassam
Healthy Living Programs and Injury Prevention

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Sunny Hill Health Centre and UBC Division of Developmental Pediatrics

Dr. Nancy Lanphear, 
Senior Medical Director, 
Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
Department Head 
Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric

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Dr. Allison Eddy
Professor & department Head
UBC Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Medicine

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Society of General Practitioners of BC

Dr. Wendy Amirault

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Vancouver Coastal Health

Dr. Erik Swartz
Regional Maternal Child Program Medical Director

Ms. Janet Walker
Regional Director
Maternal/Child Program

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Child Health BC

Ms. Jennifer Scarr
Interim Executive Director
Steering Committee Chair

Ms. Kit Johnson
Provincial Director
Clinical Service Innovation & Quality

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