PRESIDENT

Walter O. Spitzer, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Strathcona Professor,
Department of Epidemiology and
Biostatistics, Professor of Medicine,
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

VICE-PRESIDENTS

Jacques Duranceau, MD, FRCPC
Physiatrist
Centre de médecine orthopédique et sportive,
Clinique René Laennec
Ville Mont-Royal, Quebec Canada

Samy Suissa, PhD
Biostatistician
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
McGill University Director, Division of Clinical Epidemiology,
Royal Victoria Hospital
Montreal, Quebec Canada

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIES

L. Rachid Salmi, MD, PhD
Epidemiologist
Associate Professor, Département d'Informatique Médicale,
University of Bordeaux II
Bordeaux, France

Mary-Louise Skovron, DrPH
Epidemiologist
Assistant Professor and Director Musculoskeletal Epidemiology Unit
Hospital for Joint Diseases,
New York University
New York USA

MEMBERS

Lucien Abenhaim, MD
Epidemiologist
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
McGill University Director, Division of Clinical Epidemiology,
Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec Canada

Guy Bouvier, MD, ScD
Neurosurgeon
Professor, Department of Surgery and
Former Program Director of Neurosurgery
University of Montreal
Montreal, Quebec Canada

J. David Cassidy, DC, PhD, FCCSC
Chiropractor and Orthopedic Scientist
Assistant Professor and Director of Research,
Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedics,
Royal University Hospital University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon,
Saskatchewan Canada

Jacques Dionne, MD, FRCSC
Oto-Rhino-Laryngologist
Professor of Clinics, Laval University Centre Hosp. Chauveau,
Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus Quebec City,
Quebec Canada

Pierre Dupuis, MD, FRCSC
Orthopedic Surgeon
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery McGill University,
Senior Orthopedic
Surgeon S.M.B.D.
Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec Canada

Harry Grantham, MD, FRCP, FAPA
Psychiatrist Professor,
Department of Psychiatry Laval University,
School of Medicine Chief, Department of
Psychiatry Hotel-Dieu de Quebec
Quebec City, Quebec Canada

Richard Leclaire, MD
Physiatrist Director,
Physiatry Program Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine,
University of Montreal
Montreal Quebec Canada

Matthew H. Liang, MD, MPH
Rheumatologist, General Internist
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital Director,
Robert B. Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and
Musculoskeletal Diseases Center
Boston Massachussetts USA

Margareta Nordin, Med DrSci
Ergonomist and physiotherapist
Director, Occupational Industrial Orthopaedic
Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases,
New York University New York,
New York USA

Ake Nygren, MD, PhD, DDS
Physiatrist
Professor and Director, Karolinska Inst.
Head, Medical Research Deparment,
Folksam Group
Stockholm Sweden

Lloyd Thompson, Ing, BA, PhD
Engineer Director,
Automotive Safety Research Project,
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

Martin Veilleux, MD
Neurologist
Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology
Montreal General Hospital and
McGill University Montreal,
Quebec Canada

Sharon Wood-Dauphinee, PhD, PT
Physiotherapist and epidemiologist
Professor and Director, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy,
McGill University Professor,
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
McGill University Montreal,
Quebec Canada CONSULTANTS TO THE TASK FORCE AND SUPPORT STAFF

LIAISON AND CLINICAL CONSULTANT

Pierre Forcier, MD, FRCSC
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Director Medical and Rehabilitation Services
Société d'assurance automobile du Québec
Quebec City, Quebec Canada

(From March 1993)

LIAISON

Louis-Gilles Cloutier, MD, FRCPC
Physiatrist
Medical Consultant,
Medical and Rehabilitation Services
Société d'assurance automobile du Québec
Quebec City, Quebec Canada

(until February 1993)

SPECIAL CONSULTANTS

Réal Lagacé, MD, FRCPC
Pathologist
Professor and Director, Department of Pathology
Laval University and Chief, Department of Pathology
Hôtel-Dieu de Quebec
Quebec City, Quebec Canada

Jocelyn Pedder
President
RONA Kinetics and Associates Ltd
British Columbia, Vancouver Canada

Frederick Schoen, MD
Pathologist
Vice-Chairman, Department of Pathology
and Director, Autopsy Division
Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston Massachussetts USA

Jon Schubert
Assistant Vice-President
Injury Claims and Rehabilitation
Saskatchewan Government Insurance
Regina, Saskachewan Canada

Erik Spangfort, MD, PhD
President
SPANGFORT Medical AB
Huddinge, Sweden

OBSERVER

Claire Villeneuve
Office des professions
Quebec City, Quebec Canada

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Ellen Zeiss
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

PROGRAMMERS

Odile Sheehy
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

Paul Starr
Logiciels Starr Inc.
Montreal, Quebec Canada

GRADUATE STUDENT

Susan Harder
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Gaby Micaleff
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Suzanne Walsh
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Diane Gaudreau
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada

SECRETARY

Lee-Ann Figsby
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada