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Alternate Funding Plan (AFP)

McMaster Psychiatry Associates

Maxine Lewis, President  
Nick Kates, Vice-President


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Executive Committee

Ex-officio Members                         Elected Members Representing
 Maxine Lewis, President  Patti Rosebush, Full-time Professor
 Nick Kates, Department Chair  Benicio Frey, Full-time Associate Professor
 Benicio Frey, FMC Chair  Nadeem Akhtar, Full-time Assistant Professor
 Maxine Lewis, 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 Chair, Research (Delegate)           Maxine Lewis, Member at Large
 Karen Saperson, Associate Chair, Education  Zena Samaan, Member at Large 

Finance Management Committee (FMC)

Benicio Frey, FMC Chair 

Elected Members  Representing  
 Paul Links  Full-time Professor/Emeritus Professor
 Gary Hasey  Full-time Associate Professor
 Luciano Minuzzi  Full-time Assistant Professor
 Kerry Boyd  Part-time Associate Clinical Professor
 Patricia Murphy  Part-time Assistant Clinical Professor
 Yuri Alatishe  Forensic Psychiatry Division
 Marilyn Craven      General Psychiatry Division
 Benicio Frey  Mood & Anxiety Division
 Maxine Lewis  Geriatric Psychiatry Division
 Khrista Boylan  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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