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OHCRN Steering Committee

 

The committee membership include leaders, decision-makers, and ministry representation in the field of home care in Ontario. Their primary goal is to identify existing gaps in Ontario home care research. The committee also provides input and support to knowledge exchange activities.

OHCRN Chair

John Hirdes
Professor
Department of Health Studies and Gerontology
University of Waterloo

Membership List

Debra Bell
Manager
Long-Term Care and Community Care
Health System Accountability and Performance Division
Health System Strategy Division
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Lori Lord
President
Ontario Home Care Association
Melody Miles
Executive Director
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant CCAC
Margaret Mottershead
President and CEO
Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres
Fredrika Scarth
Manager (A)
Research Unit
Health System Planning and Research Branch
Health System Strategy Division
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Nancy Sears
Senior Director of Planning
Integration and Community Engagement
South East LHIN
Shirlee Sharkey
President & CEO
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Vasanthi Srinivasan
Director
Health System Planning and Research Branch
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Esther Terner
Research Analyst
Research Unit
Health Systems Strategy Division
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Susan Thorning
CEO
Ontario Community Support Association
Sue VanderBent
Executive Director
Ontario Home care Association
Gail Walker
Senior Program Consultant
LHIN Liaison Branch
Health System Accountability and Performance Division
Nancy White
Manager, Home and Continuing Care
Canadian Health Institute for Health Information