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Guiding the way

Advisory Committee

The Global Surgery Office Advisory Committee sets the direction of global health initiatives within the Department of Surgery. The group promotes collegiality between divisions of the Department of Surgery in their global health pursuits. Members are champions for global heath within their own divisions and the department as a whole.

  • Dr. Marius Hoogerboord (General Surgery) – chair
  • Dr. Chad Coles (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Dr. Martin LeBlanc (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Dr. Madelaine Plourde (Thoracic Surgery)
  • Dr. William Stanish (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Dr. Jonathan Trites (Otolaryngology)
  • Dr. Ken Wilson (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Operational Committee

The Global Surgery Office Operational Committee implements priority actions identified in the strategic plan; develops policies and procedures for global health related activities; provides feedback on departmental global health activities, accomplishments and issues; and promotes the value of global health work.

  • Dr. Marius Hoogerboord (General Surgery) – chair
  • Dr. John LeBlanc (Dalhousie Global Health Office)
  • Michelle Murray (Surgical Skills Centre)
  • Dr. Gavin Tansley (Resident)
  • Dr. Greg Knapp (Resident)
  • Dr. Nikita Hickey (Resident)
  • Megan Chipp (Global Health Coordinator)

More information

Contact Megan Chipp at megan.chipp@nshealth.ca