Advisory Board - Newfoundland & Labrador

Dr. Susan Furlong

Chair and Division Representative

Dr. Susan Furlong received a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) from Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in 1983 and a Bachelor in Medical Science from MUN 1985

Roberta Collier


Originally from Head of the Bay, NL, Roberta moved to Toronto, ON in 1983 and was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis two years later, at the young age of 17.

Irene Doyle Barry


Irene Barry is an avid support and volunteer with The Arthritis Society. She has participated in the Joints in Motion program several times.

Leigh Ann Payne


Larry Kelly


Larry Kelly is a registered nurse and healthcare administrator. He holds a Bachelor of nursing degree (BN) from Athabasca University (1991) and a Master’s of Science degree in Rehabilitation (MScR) from McMaster University (2010).

Michael Bruce


Michael E. Bruce is a self-employed Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience. He is married with 3 children and his oldest child, Rebecca, 30, lives with rheumatoid arthritis.