Board of Directors
Gwen Barry, Secretary, Nova Scotia
Janice Cook, BC
Vivian Do, Treasurer, Ontario
Claude Francoeur, Quebec
Jennifer Garvey, Past Chair, Nova Scotia
Haydn Liang, Vice-chair, Ontario
Ashley Oakes, Chair, BC
Sanjeev Parmar, Alberta
Pam Wishart, BC
Dr. S. Couban, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax
Dr. Y. Dror, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. L. Larratt, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton
Dr. Heather Leitch, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver
Dr. K. Schultz, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver
Dr. John Storring, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal
Dr. R. Wells, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada
11181 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON
Phone: 905-780-0698 or toll-free at 1-888-840-0039
Charitable registration number: 87557 2265 RR0001
Provincial Support Groups
- British Columbia
- British Columbia has a small group of committed volunteers. Each year several meetings are arranged where speakers present topics of interest to patients dealing with bone marrow failure diseases.For more information, please contact: Janice Cook, email@example.com or 1-888-840-0039.
The Alberta group works within local communities supporting families and patients with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and PNH by distributing information and through fund raising efforts.
We recognize the desire for peer support for patients and family members dealing with these diseases and are able to put them in contact with others that have been effected with these illnesses and are willing to speak with them about their own experiences and help them through the journey.
Currently there are no meetings ongoing for Alberta. If you are interested in assisting with co-ordinator volunteer position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-840-0039.
If you require support in your area or are interested in becoming involved please contact us at the address below and we would be happy to support you in every way we can.
Patients in Manitoba and Saskatchewan please use contact below.
email@example.com or 1-888-840-0039.
- Ontario hosts regular support group meetings in Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo, London and Ottawa for myelodysplasia, aplastic anemia, and PNH patients and their families.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-840-0039.
- Meetings are held 2 -3 times per year in Montreal. These meetings are in French. For more information, please contact Claude Francouer email@example.com or call 1-888-840-0039.
- The Atlantic support group normally meets on the last Wednesday of each month, except in July and August, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Our meetings are held at the Atlantica Hotel on Robie St. Please e-mail or call Gwen to confirm you'll be attending.
If a meeting in Halifax is too far out of the way for you, please contact us and we will attempt to find someone in your area with whom you can speak: firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-864-8872