Contact Us

Direct contact information for the COS leadership team and other staff can be found below.

Please note: COS does not provide medical advice, and does not and cannot respond to requests for direct feedback, specific patient information, or physician referrals.

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COS offers unique membership benefits, a leading-edge Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, a diverse range of Continuing Professional Development services and an Awards program for outstanding achievement or research excellence.

Our COS Staff

Elisabeth Fowler

Chief Executive Officer

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x225

Cheryl Ripley

Director of Continuing Professional Development

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x223

Rita Afeltra

Manager, Membership & Meeting Logistics

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x300

Eric Johnson

Manager of Communications

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x236

Christine Bruce

Project Lead, Meeting Logistics & Exhibits

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x226

Kate Cooke

Governance Coordinator

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x230

Kim Tytler

Coordinator, Communications and Public Affairs

[email protected] 613.729.6779 ext. 231


Senior Coordinator, Continuing Professional Development

613.729.6779 x235

Fetun Delessa

Coordinator, Continuing Professional Development

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x224

Barbara Moore

Administrative Assistant

[email protected] 613.729.6779 x229

Suzanne Purkis (part time)

Managing Editor, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology

[email protected] 613.667.1487

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