CPCSSN Alberta

The Primary care Data Network for Alberta

The CPCSSN-AB: Primary Care Data Network of Alberta is comprised of researchers, clinicians and data management specialists. Our varied expertise ensures that we have in-depth knowledge and understanding of epidemiology, research methodologies, clinical content and IT.   Our Team

The CPCSSN-AB: Primary Care Data Network of Alberta is comprised of researchers, clinicians and data management specialists. Our varied expertise ensures that we have in-depth knowledge and understanding of epidemiology, research methodologies, clinical content and IT.

Our Team

Neil Drummond   Dr Neil Drummond (Professor and Research Chair in Primary Care at the University of Alberta) is the network director for the Southern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB.

Neil Drummond

Dr Neil Drummond (Professor and Research Chair in Primary Care at the University of Alberta) is the network director for the Southern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB.

Tyler Williamson   Tyler Williamson is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. HIs research interests include health data integration, chronic disease surveillance and research using electronic medical records..

Tyler Williamson

Tyler Williamson is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. HIs research interests include health data integration, chronic disease surveillance and research using electronic medical records..

Donna Manca   Dr Donna Manca is a family physician and director of research at the University of Alberta. She is the network director for the Northern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB.

Donna Manca

Dr Donna Manca is a family physician and director of research at the University of Alberta. She is the network director for the Northern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB.

Kimberley Duerksen   Kim is the research coordinator for the northern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB as well as the research coordinator for the department of family medicine at the University of Alberta. She has an interest in primary care research and health privacy.

Kimberley Duerksen

Kim is the research coordinator for the northern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB as well as the research coordinator for the department of family medicine at the University of Alberta. She has an interest in primary care research and health privacy.

Stephanie Garies   Stephanie is a PhD student in epidemiology in the Department of Community Health Sciences with a background in public health (MPH, University of Warwick). She is currently the Assistant Network Director in southern Alberta for the CPCSSN. Her research interests include health data integration (EMR and administrative databases), as well as disease surveillance and primary health care research using the CPCSSN database.

Stephanie Garies

Stephanie is a PhD student in epidemiology in the Department of Community Health Sciences with a background in public health (MPH, University of Warwick). She is currently the Assistant Network Director in southern Alberta for the CPCSSN. Her research interests include health data integration (EMR and administrative databases), as well as disease surveillance and primary health care research using the CPCSSN database.

Allison Boileau   Allison is the research assistant for the northern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB.

Allison Boileau

Allison is the research assistant for the northern Alberta branch of CPCSSN-AB.

Brian Forst   Brian is currently the senior data manager in Alberta for the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) with a background in Computer Engineering (MSc, BSc, University of Alberta). He founded and runs the Edmonton Python meetup group and has an interest in better ways of building software and supporting primary health care research.

Brian Forst

Brian is currently the senior data manager in Alberta for the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) with a background in Computer Engineering (MSc, BSc, University of Alberta). He founded and runs the Edmonton Python meetup group and has an interest in better ways of building software and supporting primary health care research.

Matt Taylor   Matt is a CPCSSN-AB data manager, based out of the University of Alberta.

Matt Taylor

Matt is a CPCSSN-AB data manager, based out of the University of Alberta.

Michael Cummings   Michael is a CPCSSN-AB data manager based out of the University of Alberta.

Michael Cummings

Michael is a CPCSSN-AB data manager based out of the University of Alberta.

Larka Soos   Boglarka (Larka) Soos is a data manager based out of the University of Calgary. Supplementary to her role in CPCSSN-AB, she is affiliated with the Alberta SPOR PIHCIN (Strategy for Patient Oriented Research - Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovation Network) and supports inter-provincial primary health care research.

Larka Soos

Boglarka (Larka) Soos is a data manager based out of the University of Calgary. Supplementary to her role in CPCSSN-AB, she is affiliated with the Alberta SPOR PIHCIN (Strategy for Patient Oriented Research - Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovation Network) and supports inter-provincial primary health care research.

Ashley Cornect-Benoit   Ashley is a CPCSSN Alberta research assistant and a second year PhD student in the Community Health Sciences program specializing in Population and Public Health at the University of Calgary.

Ashley Cornect-Benoit

Ashley is a CPCSSN Alberta research assistant and a second year PhD student in the Community Health Sciences program specializing in Population and Public Health at the University of Calgary.

Rebecca Miyagishima   Rebecca Miyagishima is a CPCSSN-AB research assistant based out of the University of Alberta. She works with the Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network.

Rebecca Miyagishima

Rebecca Miyagishima is a CPCSSN-AB research assistant based out of the University of Alberta. She works with the Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network.