Authors' Credits

Authors & Editors

Edith Blondel-Hill, MD, FRCP(C)
Medical Microbiologist / Infectious Diseases Specialist
Interior Health
Kelowna BC

 

and

 
Susan Fryters, B.Sc.Pharm., ACPR, APA
Antimicrobial Stewardship / Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton AB

 

Project Support

Myrna Pickering
The authors are indebted to Myrna for her outstanding preparation of this material.

 

Madeleine Doyle-Waters, MA, MLIS
The authors are indebted to Mimi for the excellent literature searches she provides.

 

Rob Vretenar, BSc Pharm
The authors wish to thank Rob for his guidance and diligent project management skills.

 

Editorial Contributors / Reviewers

Kevin Afra, MD, MHA, FRCPC

Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Infectious Diseases Consultant

Fraser Health, BC

 

Rabia Ahmed, MD FRCPC
Infectious Disease Specialist
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Verla Chatsis, BA, BSP, ACPR
Drug Information Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton AB

 

John Conly, MD FRCPC FACP
Medical Director, IP&C
Infectious Diseases Consultant

Director, Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance
Alberta Health Services
Calgary AB

 

Ryan Cooper, MD FRCP(C) MPH
Infectious Diseases Consultant
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Bruce Dalton, BScPhm, PharmD
Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Calgary AB

 

Deonne Dersch-Mills, BSc(Pharm), ACPR, PharmD
Clinical Practice Leader - Pediatrics & Neonatology
Alberta Health Services
Calgary AB

 

Walter Dobrovolsky, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.[C]
Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Based Dentistry, Capital Zone, AHS
Edmonton AB

 

Dwight A.N. Ferris, MD, FRCP(C), DTM&H, FACP
Infectious Diseases Consultant
Kelowna General Hospital
Kelowna BC

 

Tanya Fischer-Ooraikul, BScP.
Drug Utilization Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton AB

 

Sarah Forgie, MD, FRCP(C)
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist
Stollery Children’s Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Jennifer Grant, MD
Medical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Specialist
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver BC

 

Margaret Gray, BSP
Clinical Practice Leader - Infectious Diseases
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton AB

 

Terri Hamlin, BScPharm, ACPR
Clinical Informatics Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Calgary AB

 

Robyn Harrison, MD FRCPC
Infectious Disease Specialist
Grey Nuns Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Jill Henderson-Grainger, RN, BScN
Nurse Consultant, Communicable Disease
Surveillance and Assessment Branch, Family and Population Health Division, Alberta Health
Edmonton AB

 

Holly Hoang, MD FRCPC
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Covenant Health
Edmonton AB

 

Stan Houston, MD DTM&H FRCPC
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease & General Internal Medicine) & Public Health
Director, Northern Alberta HIV Program
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Ari Joffe, MD, FRCPC
Pediatric Critical Care and Infectious Diseases
Stollery Children's Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

A. Mark Joffe, MD, FRCP(C)
Infectious Diseases Specialist
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Jennifer Jupp, BscPharm, BCOP
Clinical Practice Leader - Hematology, Oncology, Transplant Program
Alberta Health Services
Calgary AB

 

Kevin Katz, MD
Medical Director of IP&C
North York General Hospital
Toronto ON

 

Bonita Lee, MD, FRCP(C)
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Andrew M. Morris, MD SM FRCPC
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Mount Sinai Hospital | University Health Network
University of Toronto
Toronto ON

 

Susan Nolt, RN, BScN
Nurse Consultant, Communicable Disease
Surveillance and Assessment Branch, Family and Population Health Division, Alberta Health
Edmonton AB

 

Neesh Pannu, MD SM FRCP
Associate Professor
Divisions of Nephrology and Critical Care
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

David Patrick, MD, FRCPC, MHSc
Director and Professor
UBC School of Population and Public Health and Medical Epidemiology Lead, Antimicrobial Resistance, BC CDC
Vancouver BC

 

Rita Pon, BSP, ACPR
Drug Information Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton AB

 

Joan L. Robinson, MD, FRCP (C)
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist
Stollery Children's Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Marcel Romanick, BSc Pharm
Pharmacist
UAH/Stollery Children’s Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Stuart J. Rosser, MD FRCPC MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Deana Sabuda, B.Sc (microbiology), BSP, ACPR

Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Pharmacist

Alberta Health Services

Calgary AB

 

Lynora Saxinger, MD, FRCPC, CTropMed
Chair, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance Committee, AMMI Canada
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

S. Nan Schuurmans, MD, FRCSC
Zone Clinical Department Head, Women's Health Program
Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone
Edmonton AB

 

Ameeta Singh, BMBS(UK), MSc, FRCP(C)
Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Wendy Sligl, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Critical Care/Infectious Diseases Specialist
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Stephanie W. Smith, MD, MSc., FRCPC
Infectious Diseases Specialist
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB

 

Daniel J.G. Thirion, B.Pharm., M.Sc., Pharm.D., FCSHP
Pharmacist, McGill University Health Centre
Clinical Associate Professor, Faculté de pharmacie, Université de Montréal
Montreal QC

 

Bharti Thomas, BScPharm, ACPR
NICU Clinical Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton AB

 

Wendy Vaudry, MDCM, FRCPC
Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Stollery Children's Hospital
Edmonton AB

 

Gary Victor, MD, FRCP(C)
Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases
Kelowna General Hospital
Kelowna BC

 

Denise Werry, BScPharm, ACPR, PharmD
Pharmacist - Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship
Surrey Memorial Hospital
Surrey, BC

 

Cover Design

Doug Driediger, Metrographics

 

Funding provided by

Alberta Health Services
Alberta Health
BC Ministry of Health, Pharmaceutical Services Division