Information System Advisory Committee (ISAC)

The Information System Advisory Committee (ISAC) provides oversight to Canadian Blood Services on strategies and activities required to build a data system that provides timely access to high quality ODT information for patient care, system management and performance, research, and accountability.

Members Title and Organization
Dr. Joseph Kim (Chair)

Medical Co-Director, Kidney Transplant Clinic

Transplant Nephrologist, Kidney Transplant Clinic

Nephrologist, Post-Transplant, Kidney Transplant Clinic

UHN, Toronto General Hospital

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Jagbir Gill 

Nephrologist

Pacific Nephrology Group

VCH/PHCA - St. Paul’s Hospital

Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. John Gill

Nephrologist

Kidney Transplant Program

VCH/PHCA - St. Paul’s Hospital

Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Kelly Burak

Director, University of Calgary Liver Unit

Director, Southern Alberta Liver Transplant Clinic

AHS - Foothills Medical Centre

Calgary, Alberta

Dr. Brian Clarke

Cardiologist, Cardiac Sciences

Transplant, Heart Failure, Intervention

AHS - Foothills Medical Centre

Calgary, Alberta

Mr. Michael Bentley

Patient Care Manager, Transplant Services

AHS - University of Alberta Hospital

Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Alim Hirji

Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Scott Klarenbach

Nephrologist

AHS - University of Alberta Hospital

Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Rahul Mainra

Nephrologist

Saskatchewan Transplant Program SHR - St. Paul’s Hospital

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Ms. Nancy Dodd

Process Quality Engineer

Transplant Manitoba Gift of Life Health Sciences Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dr. Peter Nickerson

Medical Advisor, Transplantation Canadian Blood Services

Nephrologist, Health Sciences Centre

Associate Dean (Research) Faculty of Medicine Professor of Internal Medicine and Immunology

Flynn Family Chair in Renal Transplantation University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Dr. Clare Payne

Vice President, Clinical Transplant Systems

Trillium Gift of Life Network

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Vicky Ng

Staff Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program

UHN - The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Damon Scales

Intensivist

UHN - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Jeffrey Schiff

Transplant Nephrologist, Kidney Transplant Clinic

Nephrologist, Post Transplant, Kidney Transplant Clinic

Medical Director, Pancreas Transplant Program

UHN - Toronto General Hospital

Toronto, Ontario

Mr. Greg Webster

Director, Acute and Ambulatory Care Information Services

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Prosanto Chaudhury

Associate Director General Surgery

MUHC - Royal Victoria Hospital

Medical Director, Transplantation, Transplant Québec

Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Bethany Foster

Nephrologist

MUHC - Montreal Children’s Hospital

Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Sam Shemie

Medical Advisor, Donation Canadian Blood Services

Division of Critical Care, Montreal Children’s Hospital

Medical Director, Extracorporeal Life Support Program

McGill University Health Centre

Montreal, Quebec

Last updated August 2020