Board of Directors

Leading with experience

The Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association (DMAA) is proud of our committed, hands-on Board of Directors. Fourteen of our board members are graduates of Dalhousie Medical School, which means they have the experience they need to oversee the governance of the association.

We choose our board members with care. They’re selected for their leadership, transparency, commitment and professionalism. We carefully select people we trust to achieve our vision of connecting our alumni, current learners and faculty.


2020-2021 Board of Directors    
Dr. Kathleen O'Brien MD'87 president
Dr. Cindy Forbes  MD'85 vice-president
Dr. Will Stymiest  MD'14 treasurer
Dr. Peggy Leighton  MD'77 past-president
Dr. David Amirault MD'76 member at large
Dr. Kenneth Cooper MD'88 member at large
Dr. Stephen Miller
member at large
Dr. Sarah Muir MD'90 member at large
Dr. Kristy Newson  MD'03 member at large
Dr. Chad Williams
MD'14 member at large
Dr. Kavish Chandra  MD'18 member at large
Dr. Janet Sommers MD'05 member at large
Dr. Annette Bell  MD'97 member at large
Dr. David Anderson MD'83 ex-officio member and dean of medicine
Dr. Michael MacGillivray  MD'18 ex-officio member and MarDocs representative
Joanne Bath    ex-officio and ceo, dmrf
Sheila Blair-Reid   ex-officio and office of advancement
Maggie Flemming   ex-officio and dmss president
Cathrine Yuill   ex-officio and executive director, advancement, faculty of medicine