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Canadian MPN Network

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About the

Canadian MPN Network

The Canadian MPN Network was founded in 2014.

Our purpose as an organization is to connect and help Canadians from coast to coast to coast who are dealing the challenges of living with a myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) disorder.

Our Vision

Better lives for all Canadians with a Myeloproliferative Neoplasm (MPN) disorder.

Our Mission

The Canadian MPN Network (CMPNN) is a national organization that focuses on Patient Advocacy, Education and Support. Its Mission Statement is “The Canadian MPN Network (CMPNN) supports those Patients who have been diagnosed with an MPN (Myeloproliferative Neoplasm) living in Canada, as well as their Care Partners, family members and the medical professionals treating them.

Our Goals

The Canadian MPN Network has been active since 2014 with a goal of supporting Canadian Patients and Care Partners in their MPN journeys. Working under the mentorship of the CMPNN National Board of Directors, regional Support Groups form the critical connection between MPN Patients, their Care Partners and MPN medical professionals to provide unique, relevant and accurate education and support for the journey of those with Essential Thrombocythemia (ET), Polycythemia Vera (PV) and Myelofibrosis (MF). 

  1. Patient communication: Provide reliable and accurate information about MPNs for Canadian patients through many platforms.
  2. Patient advocacy: Inform healthcare decision-makers about MPNs and the needs of Canadians living with them.
  3. Annual conference: Hold an annual conference that will allow Canadian patients to connect with other patients and medical experts.
  4. Regional support groups: Encourage the development of patient groups in every region of Canada.
  5. Collaboration with MPN medical community: Engage the Canadian MPN medical community to provide patient perspective and seek collaboration on effective communications.

Our

Committees

  • Patient Support
  • Advocacy
  • Conference
  • IT
  • Finance
Our Committees
Why not volunteer

Why not

Volunteer?

The Canadian MPN Network is always looking for volunteers.

If you feel that you can add too, or want to volunteer, we are always looking for help with  committees, support groups or even becoming a board member, fill out the form below and we will contact you.

Board of Directors
Cheryl-Petruk

Cheryl Petruk

Executive Director

Toronto, Ontario

Joanne McKinley

Joanne Mckinley

Board Member

Kitchener, Ontario

Kristen Hummel

Kristen Hummel

Vice-Chair

Barrie, Ontario

Phil Arner

Phil Arner

Treasurer

Ottawa, Ontario

Dov Lidor

Dov Lidor

Board Member

Thornhill, Ontario

Doug Chisholm

Doug Chisholm

Chair

Calgary, Alberta

Augusto Latge

Augusto Latgé

Board Member

Montreal, Quebec

Catherine Picard

Catherine Picard

Board Member

Quebec City, Quebec

Patti Saluk

Patti Saluk

Board Member

Edmonton, Alberta

Stephen Evans

Steve Evans

Board Member

Halifax, Nova Scotia