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Alternate Funding Plan (AFP)

McMaster Psychiatry Associates

Maxine Lewis, President  
Nick Kates, Vice-President

Executive Committee

Ex-officio Members                         Elected Members Representing
 Maxine Lewis, President  Patti Rosebush, Full-time Professor
 Nick Kates, Department Chair, Vice-President  Benicio Frey, Full-time Associate Professor
 Benicio Frey, FMC Chair  Nadeem Akhtar, Full-time Assistant Professor
 Peter Cook, Interim Psychiatrist-in-Chief  Gagan Gaind, Part-time Associate Clinical Professor
 Ellen Lipman, HHS Chief  Patricia Murphy, Part-time Assistant Clinical Professor
 Harriet MacMillan, Associate Co-Chair, Research   Maxine Lewis, Member at Large, President
 Karen Saperson, Associate Chair, Education  Zena Samaan, Member at Large 

Finance Management Committee (FMC)

Benicio Frey, FMC Chair 

Elected Members  Representing  
 Richard Swinson  Professor Emeritus (Full-time Professor)
 Gary Hasey  Full-time Associate Professor
 Zena Samaan  Full-time Assistant Professor
 Usha Parthasarathi  Part-time Associate Clinical Professor
 Patricia Murphy  Part-time Assistant Clinical Professor
 Yuri Alatishe  Forensic Psychiatry Division
 Marilyn Craven      General Psychiatry Division
 Benicio Frey, FMC Chair  Mood & Anxiety Division
 Maxine Lewis  Geriatric Psychiatry Division
 Harriet MacMillan  Child Psychiatry Division
 Albina Veltman  Schizophrenia Division

Key Contact

​Nicole Sloss, AFP Business Manager
905-522-1155 ext 36662

For any changes in your AFP membership status including: academic ranking, hospital privileges, resignations, maternity/paternity leave, leave of absence, sabbatical, or changes in your Natural/Corporation Status, please notify Nicole Sloss via

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