VISION

Towards a healthy future for Canadians in the early phase of psychosis.

MISSION

To enhance optimum care for Canadians in the early phase of psychosis through improved service models, the generation and translation of knowledge, and engagement and partnership with multiple stakeholders.

OBJECTIVES

  • Effective advocacy for development, implementation and improvement of early intervention services

  • Clinical research across the spectrum of biological, psychological and social determinants of illness and interventions, including studies of service delivery models to effect evidence-based care and policy

  • Training across programs for clinicians, researchers and trainees from all disciplines

  • Development of standards for service delivery

  • Engagement, partnership and support of stakeholders in the early psychosis intervention community

  • Promotion of equity, diversity and inclusion in our leadership, membership and activities

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Philip Tibbo, MD FRCPC

President

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Andrea Bardell, MD, FRCPC

Director at Large

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Sanjay Siddhartha, MD, DPM, FRCPC

Director at Large

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Thomas Hastings, MD, FRCP(C)

Vice President Clinical

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Brian Cooper, MSc, OT Reg.

Director at Large

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Sudhakar Sivapalan, MD, FRCPC

Director at Large

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Howard Margolese, MD, FRCPC

Vice President Research

Montreal, Quebec

PEPP-MUHC

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Nicole Kozloff, MD, SM, FRCPC

Director at Large

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Nicola Otter, BSC

Executive Director

Hamilton, Ontario

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Amal Abdel-Baki, MD, FRCPC

Director at Large

Montreal, Quebec

Clinique JAP-CHUM

AQPPEP

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Kellie LeDrew, MD, FRCP(C)

Director at Large

Members

British Columbia

Shelly Ben-David, PHD, RSW

Kelowna: University of British Columbia 

Diane Fredrikson, B.SC, MD, FRCPC

Vancouver: Early Psychosis Intervention, Vancouver Coastal Health

Nicolas Ramperti, MD, FRCPC

New Westminster: Early Psychosis Intervention, Fraser Health Authority

Richard Williams, M.B, BS, MPHIL, FRCPC, FRCPSYCH

Victoria: Victoria EPI Program

Saskatchewan

Steven Adams, BSC, MD, FRCPC

Saskatoon: Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Ontario

Offer Agid, MD

Toronto: Complex Mental Illness Program, Schizophrenia Division - CAMH

Kelly K. Anderson, PHD

London: PEPP London

Alexandra Baines, MD, FRCPC

Ottawa: On Track Champlain District Regional First Episode Psychosis Program 

Christopher Bowie, PHD, C PSYCH

Kingston: Heads Up Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Sarah Bromley, OT REG (ONT)

Toronto: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Slaight Centre Early Intervention Service

Ranjith Chandrasena, MD

Chatham: TNT (Today not Tomorrow)

Brian Cooper, M.SC (OT), OT REG (ONT)

Hamilton: Cleghorn Early Intervention Clinic

Leonard Cortese,  BSC, MD, FRCP

Windsor: Windsor Early Intervention Program

Vincenzo De Luca,  MD, PHD

Mississauga: FACT Peel CAMH

Nicole Kozloff,  MD, SM, FRCPC

Toronto: Slaight Family Centre for Youth in Transition, CAMH

Lena Palaniyappan,  BA, MBBS, PHD

London: PEPP London

Giovanni Villella,  MD, FRCPC

Windsor: Early Intervention Program (CMHA)

Marco Solmi,  MD, PHD

Ottawa: University of Ottawa

Aristotle Voineskos,  MD, PHD

Toronto: Slaight Family Centre for Youth in Transition, CAMH

Thomas Hastings, MD, FRCP(C)

Phoenix Program: Early Intervention in Psychosis

Andrea Bardell, MD, FRCPC

On Track First Episode Psychosis Program

Nicola Otter, BSC

Nova Scotia

Brittany Chisholm, RN

Halifax: Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia

Kara Dempster,  MD, FRCPC

Halifax: Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program 

Jason Morrison,  MD

Halifax: Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program

David Whitehorn, PHD, MSN

Halifax: Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia

Philip Tibbo, MD, FRCPC

Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program

newfoundland and Labrador

Kellie LeDrew, MD, FRCP(C)

PIER Program (Early Psychosis Program)

Alberta

Adam Abba-Aji, MD

Edmonton: Young Adult Assessment, Evaluation & Treatment Programs

Kathy Aitchison, BA (HONS), MA (OXON), BM BCH, MRCPSYCH, CCST, PHD, FRCPSYCH

Edmonton: Edmonton Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic

Heidi Chau, MD, FRCPC

Edmonton: Edmonton Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic

Pierre Chue, MBBCH, FRPSYCH, LMCC, FRCPC, DABPN, MSC, CCST

Edmonton

David Crockford, MD, FRCPC, DABPN, FAPA, FCPA

Calgary: Calgary Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Zahinoor Ismail, MD, FRCPC

Calgary: Alberta Health Services

Scot Purdon, PHD, R.PSYCH

Edmonton: Edmonton Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic

Thomas Raedler, MD

Calgary: Early Psychosis Treatment Service

Sudhakar Sivapalan, MD, FRCPC

Edmonton Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic

Manitoba

Trevor Ballegeer, MD

Winnipeg: Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Service (EPPIS)

Colleen Murphy, PHD, C PSYCH

Winnipeg: Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Service (EPPIS)

QuÉbec

E. Lila Amirali, MD, MMGMT, FRCPC, FAPA

Montreal: FEP - Montreal Children's Hospital

Marie-France Demers, B Pharm, MSc, BCPP

Quebec: Clinique Notre-Dame des Victoires

Eric Jarvis, MD

Montreal: CCPIN

Ridha Joober, MD, PHD

Montreal: Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychosis - PEPP Montreal

Tania LeComte, PHD

Montreal: University of Montreal

Martin LePage, PHD

Montreal: PEPP - Montreal

Ashok Malla, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPSYCH, DPM

Montreal

Clairélaine Ouellet-Plamondon, MD, MSC, FRCPC

Montreal: Clinique Jeunes Adultes Psychotiques (JAP)

Marc-André Roy, MD, MSC, FRCPC

Quebec: Clinique Notre-Dame des Victoires

Jai Shah, MD, PRCPC

Montreal: PEPP - Montreal

Marie Villeneuve, MD, FRCP(C)

Montreal: IUSMM

Howard Margolese, MD, FRCPC

PEPP-MUHC

Amal Abdel-Baki, MD, FRCPC

Clinique JAP-CHUM AQPPEP

New brunswick

Sanjay Siddhartha, MB, BS, DPM, MD (PSYCH MED), FRCPC, FAPA, CCPE, LFIPS

Miramichi: Miramichi Regional Hospital

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