Psychologists in Hospitals and Health Centers: Executive

Dr. Stephanie Greenham

CHAIR
Dr. Stephanie Greenham

greenham@cheo.on.ca
Dr. Stephanie Greenham is a clinical psychologist and the Professional Practice Leader for Psychology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario / Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre in Ottawa. As Chair, she oversees the various Section committees and activities, and provides leadership for the Section activities during the CPA annual convention.

Dr. Simone Kortstee

PAST CHAIR
Dr. Simone Kortstee

skortstee@cheo.on.ca
Dr. Simone Kortstee is a clinical neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario / Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre in Ottawa. She assists with planning and organizing Section activities and responsibilities.

Dr. Amanda Pontefract

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Dr. Amanda Pontefract

apontefract@toh.ca
Dr. Pontefract is the Profession Leader for Psychology at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH). Her role as Secretary/Treasurer includes keeping a record of section activities, including the annual budget, and minutes of general meetings of the Executive Committee. She works with CPA Head office to maintain an up-to-date list of members, dues paid and approved Section expenses.

Vincent Santiago

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Vincent Santiago

vsantiago@psych.ryerson.ca
The student representative serves as a liaison between student members and the PHHC section and helps the executive to create more opportunities for students’ involvement (e.g., the Graduate Student Symposium at the CPA Convention).

Vincent Santiago is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. His research interests include eating behaviours, food addiction, body image, bariatric surgery, CBT, and motivational interviewing. He has completed clinical practicum placements at St. Michael’s Hospital, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Toronto General Hospital.

Dr. Cheryl Nekolaichuk

MEMBER AT LARGE
Dr. Cheryl Nekolaichuk

Cheryl.Nekolaichuk@covenanthealth.ca‎
Dr. Nekolaichuk is a registered psychologist in the Palliative Institute (Covenant Health) and Professor in the Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta. She has worked clinically in psychosocial oncology and palliative care over the past 25 years, most recently on the Tertiary Palliative Care Unit at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital (2007-2018).

Dr. Sandra Clark

MEMBER AT LARGE
Dr. Sandra Clark

sclark@cw.bc.ca
Dr. Sandra Clark is a staff psychologist at B.C. Children’s Hospital where she provides services to children and teens with mental health issues. She does presentations and education for physicians, teachers, counselors, parents, and others on anxiety disorders and the impact on family and school functioning. She is the co-author of the Taming Worry Dragons treatment program for anxiety.