Elspeth Bradley, MB BS PhD FRCPC FRCPsych, is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist in intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). She is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and currently holds courtesy appointments at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and at St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto. Dr. Bradley has had the pleasure of contributing to the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program since its inception in 2005 and of working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism (ASD) for several decades in the UK and Canada. Her current focus on trauma, triggers and emotional engagement as a necessary pre-requisite to any psychiatric evaluation, is described in a recently co-authored book Responsive Communication: Combining attention to sensory issues with using body language (intensive Interaction) to interact with autistic adults and children
Kerry Boyd, MD FRCPC, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Her clinical work includes working with people who have developmental disabilities. Education and research initiatives have focused on promoting inclusion and care for people with IDD. As an AMS Phoenix Fellow she brought expertise together as Curriculum of Caring course developer. More information on the Curriculum of Caring.
Anupam Thakur, MBBS, MD, MSc (medical education) is the Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Surrey Place, Toronto, and staff psychiatrist and education scholar at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Dr. Thakur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also the co-chair of the Developmental Disabilities section in Canadian Psychiatric Association. His research interests are focussed on building capacity and expertise in intellectual and developmental disabilities, leadership development and enhancing medical education using technology.
Marika Korossy, BA, librarian and information specialist (retired)
Maureen Kelly, MPA, nurse (retired)
Laurie Green, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Yona Lunsky, PhD, C.Psych, Senior Scientist, Director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, and Director, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto; Full Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Adjunct Scientist, ICES, Toronto
Karen McNeil, MD CCFP FCFP, family physician and Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Ullanda Neil, MD, CCFP, Scarborough, Ontario
Alicia Thatcher, MD, CCFP, Regina, Saskatchewan
William Sullivan, MD, CCFP(COE), FCFP, PhD, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. Chair in Bioethics, Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics; Full Professor of Family Medicine, Georgetown University