2016 Board


Chair


Sara Christianson, M.Sc.
Biologist
National Reference Centre for Mycobacteriology
National Microbiology Laboratory
Public Health Agency of Canada
1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2
Tel: 204-789-6081
Email: Sara.Christianson@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Vice-Chair

George Zahariadis, M.D. FRCPC
Associate Professor | Medical Microbiologist,
Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
University of Western Ontario
Dental Sciences Bldg., Rm. 3014, 1151 Richmond St. London, ON, Canada, N6A 5C1
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x: 81436
Fax: (519) 661-3499
E-mail: gzaharia@uwo.ca


Meeting-Chair

Astrid K. Petrich, PhD
Clinical Microbiologist, Dept. of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine
Hospital for Sick Children
Rm 3655 Atrium, 555 University Ave. Toronto, ON, Canada  M5G 1X8
Tel:  416-813-6592 
Fax:  416-813-6257
Email: astrid.petrich@sickkids.ca


Past-Chair

Tim Karnauchow, PhD
Head, Division of Virology
Laboratory Director, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa ON K1H 8L1
Tel: 613-737-7600 ext 2261
Fax: 613-738-4825 
Email: tkarnauchow@cheo.on.ca


Financial Officer

Jessica K. Kafka, PhD
Lab Operations Manager
Public Health and Microbiology Lab, Eastern Health
L.A. Miller Centre, 100 Forest Road, Suite 1
St. John's, NL, A1A 3Z9
Tel: 709-777-2182
Fax: 709-777-6362
Email: jessica.kafka@easternhealth.ca

Linda Chui, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Medical Microbiology
1B2.19 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre 
8440-112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
Tel: 780.407.8951
Email: linda.chui@albertahealthservices.ca


Secretary

Antonia Dibernardo, B.Sc., MLT
Biologist, Zoonotic Diseases and Special Pathogens
National Microbiology Laboratory
Public Health Agency of Canada
1015 Arlington St.
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3R2
Tel: 204-789-7434
Email: antonia.dibernardo@phac-aspc.gc.ca

Julianne V. Kus, MSc, PhD, FCCM
Clinical Microbiologist
Public Health Ontario Laboratories | Laboratoires de Santé Publique Ontario
661 University Avenue | 661, avenue University
Toronto, ON M5G 1M1
Tel: 647-792-3171
Fax: 416-649-4512
Email: julianne.kus@oahpp.ca

Councillors

Natalie Prystajecky, Ph.D
Environmental Microbiologist,
BC Centre for Disease Control | Public Health Laboratory
Provincial Health Services Authority
655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4 Canada
Tel: 604-707-2647
E-mail: natalie.prystajecky@bccdc.ca

Tamara Burdz, M.Sc.
Technician,
Special Bacteriology Bioforensics Assay Development and Diagnostics
National Microbiology Laboratory
Public Health Agency of Canada
1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3R2
Tel: 204-78-2137
Email: Tamara.Burdz@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Henry Wong, Ph.D
Clinical Assay Development Scientist,
Clinical Laboratories
Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street, Douglas 3 Rm 8-313
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7 Canada
Tel: 613-549-6666 ext-6750
Fax: 613-548-2513
Email: wongh2@kgh.kari.net


Stephanie Murphy
Research Technician
National Microbiology Laboratory at Guelph
Public Health Agency of Canada | Government of Canada
110 Stone Road West | Guelph, Ontario, Canada | N1G 3W4
Tel: 519-826-2635
Email: stephanie.murphy@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Prameet M. Sheth MSc. PhD. D(ABMM), F(CCM)
Clinical Microbiologist, Division of Microbiology
Kingston General Hospital, Douglas 3, Rm 8-315
76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Richardson Laboratories
Queen's University, Kingston ON K7L 2V7
Tel: 613-549-6666 x 3272
Email: Prameet.sheth@queensu.ca



Web Master

Min-Kuang Lee, DVM, MSc, RMCCM
Technical Coordinator, Zoonotic Diseases & Emerging Pathogens
BC Centre for Disease Control | Public Health Laboratory
Provincial Health Services Authority
655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4 Canada
Tel: 604-707-2637
Lab: 604-707-2626
E-mail: min-kuang.lee@bccdc.ca