PCAP Advisory Committee


The purpose of this committee is to advise on:

  • Recommend guidelines and standards for program implementation based on the results of the PCAPP research, and current asthma guidelines.  The Advisory helps promote and support an asthma program delivered by primary care sites that is clinically rigorous and feasible within site resources;
  • Guide the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of the Primary Care Asthma Program;
  • Identify the need for  working groups and provide direction regarding participants;
  • Provide guidance related to integration with other Asthma Plan of Action initiatives.

The Primary Care Asthma Program Advisory committee is a sub-committee of the OLA Asthma Advisory Committee.



Role in the Advisory 

Dr. Itamar Tamari Family Physician            
Stonegate CHC
Toronto, Ontario

PCAP Advisory Medical
(PCAP Executive)

Robin Brown Clinical Pharmacist, CAE
Mount Forest FHT
Mount Forest, ON
PCAP Advisory Co-Chair
(PCAP Executive)
Sara Han RRT, CRE
The Lung Association - Ontario
Toronto, ON
PCAP Provincial Coordinator
PCAP Coordinator Co-Chair
(PCAP Executive)
Madonna Ferrone RRT, CRE
Asthma Research Group Inc.
Windsor, ON
PCAP Coordinator Co-Chair
(PCAP Executive)
Osman Jeyanayagam  

PCAP Assistant/OTN Coordinator
The Lung Association - Ontario
Toronto, ON

PCAP, Asthma & Respiratory Health Programs Assistant
/OTN Coordinator, The Lung Association - Ontario
Carole Madeley  RRT, CRE
The Lung Association - Ontario
Toronto, ON
Director of Respiratory Health Programs,
The Lung Association - Ontario
Leahanne LeGrow

The Lung Association - Ontario

PEP representative
The Lung Association - Ontario

Jay Beaupre CRE, RRT
The Lung Association - Ontario
Toronto, ON
Manager, Quality Improvement
& Health Systems Engagement
Dr. Teresa To Senior Scientist
Hospital for Sick Children/ICES
Toronto, ON
AP Asthma Surveillance lead (OASIS)
Ann Taite RN
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON
Project Manager, AP EMR project
Nancy Garvey RRT, CAE
Toronto, ON
TSO Research Co-Chair
Nurse Practitioner Vacant Vacant
Dr. Reza Maleki-Yazdi  Respirologist
Women’s College Hospital
Toronto, ON
OTS representative
Pam Wilton RN, CRE
St. Joseph’s Health Care
London, ON 
Jenna Reynolds Executive Director,
National Asthma Patient Alliance (NAPA)
Asthma Society of Canada
Toronto, ON
Asthma Society of Canada representative
Sue Jones RRT, QI specialist
Health Quality Ontario (HQO)
Barrie, ON
HQO representative
Christina Taibossigai  RN
M'Chigeeng Health Services
M'Chigeeng, ON
First Nations representative
Hope Latam Quality Improvement Decision Support Specialist (QIDSS)
AFHTO (East GTA, Scarborough, West Durham FHT)
Toronto, ON
AFHTO QIDSS representative
Mary Dart Person with Asthma
Toronto, ON
Patient representative
Dr. Chris Allen Respirologist
Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Cathy Faulds Family Physician
London FHT
London, ON
OCFP representative
Dr. Tim O’Callahan Family Physician, Physician Lead
Amherstburg FHT
Amherstburg, ON 
Family Physician
Shanna Weir Executive Director
Gishewaadiziwin Health Access Centre
Fort Frances, ON
Executive Director, AHAC
Dr. Nicholas Vozoris Respirologist, Toronto OTS representative
Leah Palmer Director of Programs and Services
South Riverdale CHC
Toronto, ON 
CHC Program Manager and AP PCAP site
Dr. Ryan Smith Orillia Soldier's Memorial Hospital Pediatrician
FHT Manager Vacant Vacant