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Conference Speakers

Below is a list of our confirmed speakers as of October 15, 2020


RUTH AVELINO

Ruth completed her undergraduate training at Guelph University and went on to do her postgraduate training in podiatry at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences, in Toronto. After graduation she completed several advanced training courses, ...MORE


SIMON BARTOLD

Simon Bartold is a graduate of Adelaide University where he gained a Bachelor Degree in Science with majors in Physiology and Zoology. His further qualification in Podiatry was gained at the University of South Australia. Simon holds postgraduate fellowships in ...MORE


dr. IVAN BRISTOW

Throughout his career, Ivan has held a passion for dermatology. He has promoted podiatric dermatology worldwide working with podiatrists, dermatologists and general practitioners on various education programmes and in researching new technologies ...MORE


DR. CHRISTOPHER BROMLEY

Dr. Christopher Bromley was born and raised in Goshen and Newburgh, New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA. He received is Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Ohio  ...MORE


DR. LOUIS J. DECARO

Louis J. DeCaro. DPM is a Podiatric Physician who specializes in pediatrics with a special interest in sports medicine and biomechanics for both adults and pediatrics. Dr. DeCaro is President and fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics (ACFAP). Dr. ...MORE


tina del buono

Tina has been a practice manager for 22 years. She lectures nationally on Practical Practice Management, specializing in Complete Practice Efficiencies, Team Building, Staffing Issues, Manager Training and Practice Building Protocols. Tina has written over  ...MORE


ANDRE DURIE

Retired Professional Athlete in the CFL and new small business owner with a demonstrated history of working within social development industry. Possessing experience in Charitable Work, Coaching, Events, Athletics and Public Speaking,  ...MORE


TOM FISER

Tom is a Registered Nurse graduated from Mohawk College and Past president of Ontario Independent Practice Nurses Interest Group.  He has worked in many different environments from Auto Repair, Occupational Health and Safety, teaching courses in health  ...MORE


DR. MICHAEL GRAHAM

Dr. Michael E Graham is  a successful, Michigan-based doctor of Podiatric Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Graham specialized in the correction of foot and ankle instability, a root cause of many secondary conditions throughout the body. It had long been  ...MORE


aileen GUnDa

Aileen Gunda is a medical device reprocessing expert, consultant, educator, and speaker, who is certified by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). Aileen has 18 years of experience in the field of reprocessing medical devices and, since 2017, has been the principal for Medical device reprocessing ...MORE


PETER GUY

Chiropodist Peter Guy has proudly practiced podiatric medicine in Whitby since 1997 and Peterborough since 2001. He has over 35 years of experience in patient care and teaching. During the academic year, Peter supervises chiropody interns in their clinical rotations ...MORE


DR. ROBYNE HANLEY-DAFOE

Dr. Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness in the workplace. Described as transformational, engaging, and thought-provoking, ...MORE


JONATHAN HASLEHURST

Jonathan completed his undergraduate training at McMaster University and went on to do his postgraduate training in podiatry at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences, in Toronto. After graduation he completed several advanced training courses in ...MORE


SAM HIRST

Sam graduated from the University of Laurentian in 2016 with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Sports Administration. Sam then decided to pursue a career in accounting and obtained his CPA designation in 2019. Sam joined Kriens~LaRose in May 2020 as a Senior Associate ...MORE


DR. KEVIN KIRBY

Dr. Kevin Kirby graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1983 and completed his first-year surgical residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, California. .  He spent his second post-graduate year doing the Fellowship in Podiatric Biomechanics at CCPM ...MORE


MANON LAFLAMME

Manon Laflamme began her journey within in the Medical Device Reprocessing business in 1988 as a Reprocessing Technician for the Ottawa Hospital.  Since then, she has performed many different roles in the Medical Device Reprocessing world, from Ontario ...MORE


LEANNE LAROSE

As one of the co-founders of Kriens-LaRose LLP, Leanne brings a tremendous wealth of knowledge and experience, which she has used to a great extent to pursue her passion of assisting owner-managed businesses and individuals with their multifarious taxation, accounting, personal finance, and estate ...MORE


dr. PETER PAICOS

Dr. Paicos is a native of Massachusetts, a second generation Podiatrist (his father retired at the age of 90).  He was a graduate of the charter class of Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 1986. His residency training was completed at West Roxbury VAMC, followed by ...MORE


DR. HOWARD PENN

Dr Howard Penn currently practices podiatric medicine and surgery in Buffalo, New York for the past 32 years. He is board certified in foot surgery by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Shockwave therapy has been a very effective treatment ...MORE


PATRICK RAINVILLE

Patrick Rainville graduated as Chiropodists from the Michener Institute in 1997.  He established a Chiropody practice in Timmins with his wife, Tina.   The Rainville's employ a staff of 15, which include support staff, Nurses, a Pedorthist, and Chiropodists.  He is a registered member of The College of ...MORE


DR. AXEL ROHRMANN

Born and raised in South Africa, Dr. Rohrmann completed his studies in Podiatric Medicine through the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. In 2000, he moved to Singapore, where he set up Podiatry services in Changi General Hospital and served  ...MORE


ALEX SILVA

Alex has been working with STERIS Canada for 12 years.  STERIS is a global leader in infection prevention technologies and contamination control.  They manufacture both equipment and products required to operate a Medical Device Reprocessing ...MORE


DAVE SIMARD

Dave Simard, D.Ch., graduated in 1996 as a Chiropodist from the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences. Now in his 25th year of practice, Dave is the founder and Lead Clinician of The Simard Foot & Ankle Clinic in Sault Ste. Marie. In addition to his private practice, he has previously served as the  ...MORE



BREE WRIGHT

Bree Wright, RN, FCN is the owner of Heel Your Sole Foot Care. She is an advanced foot care nurse with 20 years of experience and the Provincial Adviser for Saskatchewan for the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses. She currently runs a successful nursing foot care business that includes ...MORE

Contact Information

For questions, sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities and more information about the 2020 CFPM Conference, contact events@cfpmcanada.ca

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