October 6, 2009

Dr. Roderick McInnes to Director of Research, the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
Diane Beattie resigned as Integrated Vice President and CIO London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care
Dr. Philippe Couillard to the Board of Directors, Amorfix Life Sciences
Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti to President-elect of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Stacey Empson to Partner of Courtyard Group leading U.S. operations

September 29, 2009

Tariq Asmi to Vice-President, Regional Services, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores)

Dr. Philip Klassen to Vice-President, Medical Affairs, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores)

Paul Darby is retiring as CEO, Peterborough (ON) Regional Health Centre

Ken Tremblay to CEO, Peterborough (ON) Regional Health Centre

Ron Saddington is retiring as CEO of Thunder Bay (ON) Regional Health Sciences Centre

Julie Giraldi seconded to eHealth Ontario to help align their human resources function

Hugh O'Neill to President and CEO of Sanofi-aventis (Canada)

Dr. James Talbot to Senior Provincial Medical Officer for Alberta

Dr. Martin Lavoie to Senior Provincial Medical Officer for Alberta

City of Toronto has announced the naming of Paul E. Garfinkel Park

Dr. Najaf Al-Awadhi to director of the Farwaniya hospital, Kuwait

Dr Muna Abdul Samad to director of maternity hospital, Kuwait

Dr. Dalal Al-Wadaeni as Director of Holistic Healing, Kuwait.

[The appointment of three women as hospital directors is a “first” for Kuwait.]

September 22, 2009

Mike Canzoneri to the Ethicon Endo Surgical group at Johnson and Johnson Canada

Paul-Émile Cloutier to Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Medical Association

Dr. Natasha Sharpe to Chair of the Board of Directors, Kensington Health Centre, Toronto (ON)

Elaine M. Paterson to Chair, Board of Governors North York (ON) General Hospital Foundation

Elyse Lackie, Heather Palm, Jennifer Bronsem, Mabel Ho, Mitch Frazer to Governors, North York (ON) General Hospital Foundation

Stacey Empson to Partner responsible for Courtyard Group U.S. operation
Mark Omoto
to Biogen Idec as President and General Manager

September 15, 2009

Tanya Flanagan to Project Lead, Client Support and Stakeholder Engagement, Primary Health Care Information at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

Dr. Farrukh Khan to medical director of the adult diabetes program at Rough Valley Health System.

Michael Cooper to the board of Cancer Care Ontario

Linda Haslam-Stroud acclaimed as President of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA)

Stanley Yaren to president of the Canadian Psychiatric Association

Chantale Simard to Deputy Director General, CSSS de Portneuf

September 8, 2009

Murray Martin, President and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences, to supervisor for Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) to address governance, management and financial issues

Ray Brown to CIO, Queensland Health to implement the State’s e-health agenda

Dr. Colin Lee to the Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control group at the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Colin Lee received a special recognition award from the American Medical Writers Association for co-authoring with
Dr. Vincent Lam Pandemic Flu and You: A Guide, a book on pandemic preparedness for the general public

Dr. Shelley Deeks to the Surveillance and Epidemiology group at the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Corrine Johnston to Director of Health Sciences (Nursing, Oral Health, Health Services Management and Health and Wellness), George Brown College, Toronto

September 1, 2009

Helen Antoniou to Associate Director General, Public Affairs and Strategic Planning, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

Dr. Scott Halperin to head up the PHAC/CIHR Influenza Research Network (PCIRN).

Tom Cantle goes home after getting a touch of the publishing virus in a foreign land (PDF)

August 25, 2009

Dr. David Pichora from Chief of Staff to acting CEO to CEO Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON

Roger Walker to President and Chief Executive Officer Timmins and District Hospital

Susan Kwolek to Senior Vice President Patient Care Programs and Services at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, ON

Kathryn Hayward-Murray to Vice President, Strategy, Quality and Organizational Performance at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, ON

Wyanne Law of Mississauga, Ont., 2009 recipients of The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame / Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Award.

David Kim of Nanaimo, BC, 2009 recipients of The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame / Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Award.

Danica Kindrachuk of Moose Jaw, Sask., 2009 recipients of The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame / Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Award.

Heidi Dixon of Gander, NL. 2009 recipients of The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame / Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Award.

August 18, 2009

Christian Pair to Center Hospitallier de L'Université de Montréal as Executive Director
David Sculthorpe to Chief Executive Office, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario

Keith Dee to Director of Membership, Community Living Ontario
Patrick Dumelie to President and Chief Executive Officer, Covenant Health

Ted Garrard to President and CEO, SickKids Foundation, Toronto, ON

Dr. Mark A. Wainberg recipient of Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Medal of Honour. For his study of HIV/AIDS and tireless global advocate for funding of HIV intervention programs.

Dr. Nuala Kenny, recipient of the 2009 Dr. William Marsden Award in Medical Ethics from the Canadian Medical Association

Dr. Donald Rix recipient of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) 2009 F.N.G. Starr Award to businessman, philanthropist and community volunteer

Dr. Catharine Whiteside, the first female dean of medicine at University of Toronto, recipient of the 2009 May Cohen Award for Women Mentors
Juliet Emamaullee from Edmonton, Alberta and Charlotte Kfoury of Pointe-Claire, Québec, Dr. Devesh Varma of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Dr. Jordan Cohen of Calgary are recipients of the CMA 2009 Award for Young Leaders
Karen Michell to Executive Director of CAHO, effective October 1, 2009

August 11, 2009 


Dr. Karen Chad to Genome Prairie's Board of Directors.
Robert Devitt to interim President and Chief Executive Officer of eHealth Ontario (to December 31, 2009). Details.

Patricia Eagar to Vice-President Administration & Finance at Vancouver Island University.

August 4, 2009 


Kim Baker to CEO of the Central Local Health Integration Network.

Hal Fjeldsted to chair of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel (click this link for details)

Brian Bildfell to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Jocelyn Blais to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Lynn Brown to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Mike Brown to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Margret Comack to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Sheri Doxtator to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Kathy Faries to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Kelly Isfan to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Carol Mitchell to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel
Dr. Terry O'Driscoll to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Raymond Pong to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Doug Reycraft to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Gerry Rowlands to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

Donna Williams to member of Ontario's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel

July 28, 2009

Sharon Wood to President and CEO, Kids Help Phone

Paul Macmillan to Director, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto ON

Thomas Corcoran to Board Chair, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto ON

Paul Oram to Minister of Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

Bryce Walker to chair of the Board Chair, Grand River Hospital, ON

Dr. Nofech-Mozes presented the Lionel Weinstein Clerkship Teaching Award by the University of Toronto

Dale Patterson to President of The Bourton Group

Christina Bisanz to Chief Executive Officer, the Ontario Long Term Care Association 

Steve Bradie to President and Chief Executive Officer, Green Shield Canada

David Sculthorpe to Chief Executive Officer, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario

... and joining Bernard Souche of Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

Jon Olsen to Director of Sales and Marketing, Cardia Rhythm disease Management Division, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

Steffen Wuttke to Director of Sales and Marketing, Cardiovascular Division, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

July 21, 2009

Denis Protti to honorary doctor of science from City University, London, England.
Martha Aauchinleck to acting CEO, North East Local Health Integration Network, Ontario

Peter Vaudry to Acting Chair of the Board of Directors, North East Local Health Integration Network, Ontario

Bernard Souche to Director, Health Systems Strategy, Medtronic

Paul Bradley to Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Medical Products
Ian Campbell to Interim Executive Director of OHAfrica

Jean Rousseau to Vice-President, Corporate Sales, Covidien

July 14, 2009

Eileen Mercier to Trustee, University Health Network

John Mulvihill to Chair of the Board of Trustees, University Health Network
Darryl Perry, Executive Director of OHAfrica has left the organization.

Christina Bisanz to Chief Executive Officer, the Ontario Long Term Care Association

Steve Bradie to President and Chief Executive Officer, Green Shield Canada
Paul-Émile Cloutier to Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Medical Association

Peter Harrison to Director of the School of Policy Studies, Professor and Staffer-Dunning Chair of Policy Studies, Queen's University

Deborah MacLatchy to Vice President, Academic and Provost, Wilfrid Laurier University

Claude Montmarquette to President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations

Barry Rivelis to Chief Information Officer, Provincial Health Services Authority

July 7, 2009 

Mario Tino to Executive Director of Ontario’s LHIN Collaborative (LHINC)

Mike Conroy to Alberta Health Services as Executive Vice President of Corporate Services

Patrick Dumelie to Covenant Health as President and Chief Executive Officer

J'Neene Hauck to Kingston General Hospital as Chief Financial Officer

Nina Baluja to Boehringer Ingelheim as Medical Scientific Advisor

Kevin McNamara to Deputy Minister of Health (acting) Nova Scotia

Cheryl Doiron to retirement from Deputy Minister of Health Nova Scotia

June 30, 2009 

Maureen MacDonald to Minister of Health, Nova Scotia

Mary Schryer to Minister of Health, New Brunswick
Kevin Smith to President and CEO of St. Joseph's Health System (effective in October).

June 23, 2009

Jim Flett to Chief Operating Officer, Kingston General Hospital (ON)

Shannon Graham to Vice President People & Organizational Effectiveness, Kingston General Hospital (ON)

Dr. David Zelt to Vice President Medical Administration & Chief of Staff, Kingston General Hospital (ON)

Mike Conroy to Alberta Health Services as the Executive Vice President of Corporate Services.

Dr. Larry Chambers (Sisters of Charity – Ottawa) to the Board of Directors, the Change Foundation

Susan Piggott (CAMH) to the Board of Directors, the Change Foundation

June 16, 2009

Edward (Ted) Garrard to President and CEO, SickKids Foundation (Toronto, ON)
Patrick Dumelie to President and CEO -- Covenant Health is Canada’s largest catholic provider of health care, with 16 catholic facilities in 11 communities across Alberta.

Susanne Bjerno to Guelph General Hospital as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer (Guelph, ON)

Peter Szota to Grand River (ON) Community Health Centre as Executive Director

Christian Pair to Executive Director, Center Hospitalier de L’Université de Montréal (CHUM)

Dr. Brenda Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, appointed Grand Officer of the Order of Quebec

Jane Ratcher Roberts to member of the board, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Robert
Warren Law to member of the board, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Pierre Richard to member of the board, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Carole Weir to member of the board, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Janice Cibart from Regina to Canadian worker representative to the International Labour Organization's Committee on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work.
Dr. Chris Bourdon to acting chief of staff, Sudbury Regional Hospital

June 9, 2009

Jennifer Zelmer to Editor in Chief of the journal Healthcare Policy

Denis Protti an honorary doctorate from City University, London, UK
Paul-Émile Cloutier to Secretary General & CEO, Canadian Medical Association

Murat Firat to the Canadian Medical and Biomedical Engineering Society (CMBES) 2009 Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer.

Mark Brisson to Acting Assistant Deputy Minister and Executive Director of Information Management, Information Strategic Services Division, Alberta Health and Wellness.

Dr. Scott Halperin to head of a national influenza research network focused on pandemic vaccine evaluation -- a partnership between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Ronald E. Geettam to Chairman of the Board of Directors, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.

Arnold Steinberg to Chancellor, McGill University
Patricia McCunn-Miller to President and CEO, Climate Change Central

Michael F. O’Callaghan to Senior Client Partner, Korn/Ferry International

Ron Sapsford to acting President and Chief Executive Officer of eHealth Ontario

June 2, 2009

Bertha Paulse to interim Chief Executive Officer, Sudbury Regional Hospital (ON)
Dr. Wahbi Hammouda to Head, Division of Hematopathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto)

Cara Flemming to The Scarborough Hospital (ON)

Dr. David Zelt to Chief of Staff and Vice President Medical Administration, Kingston General Hospital
Maureen Solecki to President and CEO of Grey Bruce Health Services (ON)

Edward Garrard to President of the SickKids Foundation

Elizabeth Dodds leaving her position of chief of staff to Public Safety Minister Van Loan

Danielle Shaw leaving her position of chief of staff to Canada's Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq
Laurie Throness leaving her position of policy advisor to Canada's Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq

Dr. Daniel Weeks to Vice-President (Research), University of Lethbridge

Digvir Jayas to Vice-President (Research), University of Manitoba

Joanne Keselman to Vice-President (Academic) and Provost, University of Manitoba

May 26, 2009

Tom McHugh to CEO, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital and Alexandra Hospital

May 19, 2009

Tom Sommerville to Business Technology at Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Honourable Susan Whelan to Chief Executive Officer, the Canadian Cancer Society – Ontario

Susanne Bjerno to Guelph General Hospital as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer
Dr. David Ostrow to Vancouver Coastal Health as President and Chief Executive Officer (Vancouver, BC)

Peter Szota to Grand River Community Health Centre as Executive Director
Dr. Chaim Bell to 2008 Applied Health Services and Policy Chair.

May 12, 200

Julia Scott to Vice President Clinical Programs & CNE, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham (ON)

Dr. Kelly Leitch to the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (ON)

May 5, 2009 


Peter Goodhand takes the President’s Chair yesterday at the Canadian Cancer Society.

Roland Aurich to President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Canada Limited

Dr. Philip Baker to Dean of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Dr. Tom Marrie to Dean of Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University.

Dr. Iain D. Young to Vice-Dean Academic, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University

Dr. Suzanne Strasberg to incoming president of the Ontario Medical Association

April 28, 2009

Mohamed Dhanani has resigned as Chair of Toronto Central LHIN (ON) to join The Honourable George Smitherman’s Office.


April 21, 2009

Joy Richards to Chief Nursing Officer, The Scarborough Hospital

Graham Scott to provincially appointed supervisor for Quinte (ON) Health Care

Margaret Beatty to Vice President Research, Professional Education and Government Affairs at Canadian Diabetes Association

John McGarry to Chief Operating Officer at Kingston General Hospital
Rik Ganderton, President and CEO of Rouge Valley Health System (ON), will stay on until the Board finds his replacement.

Lynn Guerriero to Director, Wait Time Information Program, Cancer Care Ontario.

Dr. Peter Nord to WTIP Physician Champion for ALC (ie: Alternate Level of Care)

April 14, 2009

Eric Vandewall to President and CEO, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, ON

Sherri L. McCullough to the Board, Ontario Hospital Association is Board Chair, Hotel Dieu, Kingston, ON

Carol Clemenhagen resigned from the Board of the Ontario Hospital Association

Carol Clemenhagen to Global Health Research Initiative, a partnership of IDRC and four Government of Canada agencies

Susanne Bjerno to Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer, Guelph General Hospital (ON)
Sue Matthews to Niagara Health System (ON) as Vice President Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive
Peter Szota to Executive Director, Grand River Community Health Centre (ON)
Dr. Philip Baker to Dean of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Dr. Tom Marrie to Dean of Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Iain D. Young to Vice-Dean Academic, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston

April 7, 2009

Kim Baker to Acting CEO, Central LHIN, (ON)

Susan Walsh to Regional Director (Toronto Central), St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Dr. John Carter to join the medical staff at Dartmouth General Hospital as an emergency physician

Pamela Winsor to Director, Health Systems Strategies and Chief Marketing Officer at Medtronic of Canada

Sheila Weatherill to the Board of Directors of Shaw Communications Inc

Matthew Barrett (Former Chair, Barclays Bank) to Board of Directors of eHealth Ontario

Carol Stephenson (Dean, Richard Ivey School of Business) to Board of Directors of eHealth Ontario
Anne McFarlane to Acting President and CEO of the Canadian Institutes for Health Information
Alton Ing to Director of Simplicity, Health Strategy Innovation Cell, based at Massey College, University of Toront

March 31, 2009

Glenda Yeates to Associate Deputy Minister of Health, Canada.
Gérald Savoie to retire as CEO of Montfort Hospital, Ottawa (ON)
Dr. Harsh Hundal to Chief of Staff at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph (ON)

Neil Stuart retires after 26 years with Price Waterhouse/PwC and IBM
Lyn McLeod to Chair of the Ontario Quality Health Council (OHQC),
Dr. Kaveh Shojania to University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety as Inaugural Director
Dr. David Ostrow to Interim President and Chief Executive Officer for Vancouver Coastal Health.

March 24, 2009

Ann Trafford to the dual role of Vice President, Information Management and Chief Information Officer at Bridgepoint Health and St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto (ON)

Dr. Robert Howard to President and CEO, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto (ON)

Susanne Bjerno to Vice President, CFO and CIO, Guelph General Hospital

Paul Faguy is at Sidra Medical & Research Center in Doha, Qatar
Steven Lawrence to McKesson Canada as Senior Client Executive

Colin Smith to Consulting Director, Health Practice, Sierra Systems

Paddy Meade dismissed from Alberta's Ministry of Health

March 10, 2009

Brian Ktytor to Chief Information Officer (CIO) and e-Health Lead, the North West Local Health Integration Network [formerly Dean of the School of Aviation, Confederation College]

Vickie Kaminski, Sue Matthews, Paul Temple, Ken Tremblay to Operational Review Team, Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Sue Matthews to Vice President Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive, Niagara Health System (since January)

Dr. Charmaine Roye to Chief of Staff, Brantford General Hospital
Marni Schecter to Executive Director, Lupus Ontario

Dr. Kaveh Shojania to Inaugural Director, University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety

March 3, 2009

Vickie Kaminski to President and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Jonathan Lomas to senior scholar in residence at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario
Marianne Walker, President & CEO, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, to member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Hospital Association

Dr. Allon Reddoch to Chair, the Health Care Review Steering Committee, Yukon

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, to President of Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH

Carol Clemenhagen to Program Leader for the Global Health Research Initiative, a partnership of the Canadian International Development Agency, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, International Research Development Centre, Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

February 24, 2009

Dr. Joanne Hope to interim chief of staff, the Niagara Health System (ON)
Dr. Keith Greenway had been acting as interim chief of staff, the Niagara Health System (ON)

Dr. William Shragge had been chief of staff, the Niagara Health System (ON)

Bhavdeep Singh to Chief Executive Officer, Hospital chain Fortis Healthcare, New Delhi India

Dr. André Corriveau to Chief Medical Officer of Health, Alberta
John N. Wallace to President and Chief Executive Officer, The Caldwell Partners International Inc.

February 17, 2009

Paula McColgan to Executive Lead, Strategy and Network Development and Executive Director, Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation, Bridgepoint Health

Dr. Stephen Duckett to President and Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Health Services (March 23, 2009.
Barry Monaghan to Interim CEO, Huronia District Hospital (ON)

Dr. Charmaine Roye to Chief of Staff, Brantford General Hospital (ON)

February 10, 2009

Neil Seeman to Director and Primary Investigator, Health Strategy Innovation Cell, based at Massey College, University of Toronto

Robert Donelson to Vice-president of Development and Alumni relations, University of Waterloo
Michael Barrett to CEO of the South West Local Health Integration Network, Ontario

Dr. Calvin Stiller to Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Dr. Kaveh Shojania to inaugural Director, the new University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety

Dr. Jack Taunton to Chief Medical Officer for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Dr. Charmaine Roye to Chief of Staff, Brantford General Hospital 

February 3, 2009

Dr. Shoo Lee to Paediatrician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital and head of the neonatology department at the University of Toronto

Dr. Paula Rochon to Vice-President, Research Women’s College Hospital, Toronto

Dean Johnson to President Sodexo Canada

David J. Mitchell to President & CEO Public Policy Forum
Jill Tettmann to Acting Chief Executive Officer, North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN


[And in the “better late than never” department]

Dr. Jack Kitts (President & CEO, The Ottawa Hospital) to Chair of the Board of Directors, of the Board of Directors, Association of Academic Healthcare Organizations
Ida Goodreau (President & CEO, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority) to Member of the Board of Directors, of the Board of Directors, Association of Academic Healthcare Organizations (for a few more weeks)

Dr. Arthur Porter (Executive Director & CEO, McGill University Health Centre) to Member of the Board of Directors, of the Board of Directors, Association of Academic Healthcare Organizations

Christine Power (President & CEO, Capital District Health Authority) to Member of the Board of Directors, of the Board of Directors, Association of Academic Healthcare Organizations
Glenn Brimacombe to President and CEO Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations

Robert Mosher to Vice President Marketing, TSO3 

January 27, 2009 

John Ruetz to Vice-President, People Services and Organizational Effectiveness, Bridgepoint Health
Esko Vainio to retire from Timmins and District Hospital

Nancy Fletcher to Interim Chief Nurse Executive at The Scarborough Hospital

Norman Maciver to retirement as CEO at West Parry Sound Health Centre and Lakeland Long-Term Care

Donald Sanderson to CEO at West Parry Sound Health Centre and Lakeland Long-Term Care

Rema Zawi to member of the board of Trillium Gift of Life Network
Christine Clark to member of the board of Trillium Gift of Life Network

Dr. Brian Schwartz to Director of Emergency Management Support, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

January 20, 2009


Ida Goodreau to President and CEO of LifeLabs (billed as Canada’s biggest diagnostic laboratory company).
Michelle Obama to First Lady of the United States of America. Formerly vice president for community and external affairs at the University of Chicago Hospitals.

Sheila Weatherill to fact finder and to conduct a study of the Maple Leaf Foods listeriosis outbreak.
Karen Casey to Nova Scotia’s Minister of Health.
Leslee J. Thompson to President and CEO, Kingston General Hospital.

Dr. Brian Schwartz to Director of Emergency Management Support, Agency for Health Protection and Promotion.

Dr. Nancy Whitmore to Chief of Staff and Vice President, Medical Affairs, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital.

Michael O'Mahoney, President of the foundation of the Hospital for Sick Children – to attend divinity school.

Lorraine Manners to Engagement Manager, Ray & Berndtson.

January 13, 2009


Dr. Penny Ballem to City Manager of Vancouver
Dr. Sarah Kredentser to President, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Ruth Wilson to Past President, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Cathy MacLean to Secretary-Treasurer, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Rob Boulay to Member-at-Large, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Val Rachlis to Member-at-Large, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Harold Dion to Member-at-Large, College of Family Physicians of Canada

January 6, 2009

Jill Tettmann to Acting Chief Executive Officer, North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN.

Dr. Simon Davidson to Regional Chief of the partnership of Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre (ROMHC) for child and youth mental health programs at both hospitals.
Karen Tataryn to Regional Director, Specialized Psychiatric and Mental Health Services for Children and Youth (CHEO/ROMHC).

December 30, 2008

Israel Mida to Governor, North York General Hospital (ON) Foundation

Jacqueline Tilford-Clarke to Governor, North York General Hospital (ON) Foundation

Olga Dellidonne to Governor, North York General Hospital (ON) Foundation

Tim Kastelic to Governor, North York General Hospital (ON) Foundation

Colleen Johnston to Chair of the Board of Directors and President, The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario

Farsad Kiani to Board member, The Princess Margaret Hospital (ON) Foundation

Dawn Graham to Chair of the Board, Rx&D

Christian Velmer to President and Managing Director, Wyeth Canada

December 23, 2008

Dr. Chris Carruthers to Consultant. [has stepped down as Chief of Staff at The Ottawa Hospital and has stopped surgery.]
Mounir Marhaba to Director, KFSH&RC Riyadh & Jeddah Hospitals Amalgamation Project
Margaret Beatty to Interim Vice President Research and Professional Education, Canadian Diabetes Association, Toronto
Ene Underwood to Strategy Lead, Toronto Central LHIN
Ken Tremblay to reviewer of Quinte Health Care, Ontario
Michael Green to President & CEO, Agfa HealthCare North America.
Dave Wilson to Vice President, Agfa HealthCare Canada

[Older transitions – just for the record]

Michael O'Keefe to reviewer Grey Bruce Health Services
Michael O'Keefe to reviewer Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital
John Oliver to reviewer Woodstock General Hospital


December 16, 2008 


Linda Miller to Deputy Minister, Alberta Health

Jennifer Zelmer to Editor in Chief of the journal Healthcare Policy

Maureen Solecki to interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Grey Bruce Health Services, ON

Robert Biron to President and Chief Executive Officer, Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, ON

Helen Brenner to Vice-President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive, Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, ON

Siu Mee Cheng to Executive Director, Toronto Central Palliative Care Network.

Don Scott to President and CEO Joseph Brant Memorial in Oakville, (ON) to retire March 31, 2009.

Hugh Graham to Executive Director, Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston (ON), retired.

Dr. David Pichora to Interim Executive Director, Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston (ON)

Leacy O’Callaghan to Director, Advocacy, communications and Events, the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

December 9, 2008

Jim Saunders left his new post as COO, Corporate Services, Alberta Health Services

Bob Morton to Chair, Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Dar Shepherdson to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Donna Macfarlane to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Jane Millar to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Mary Jane Deacon to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Richard Philbin to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Janet MacDougall to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Andrew MacRae to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Ralph Befort to member Huronia (Ontario) District Hospital Board

Claire McCrank to CIO, Corporate Information Management, Alberta Health Services – Chinook Health

Brad Hemus to Director, Information Technology, Alberta Health Services – Chinook Health

Dan Silaghi to Director, Clinical Informatics & Applications, Alberta Health Services – Chinook Health

Karen Munro to Manager, Project Management Office, Alberta Health Services – Chinook Health

Rehman Sayani to Director, Health Information Management, Alberta Health Services – Chinook Health

Siu Mee Cheng to Executive Director, Toronto Central Palliative Care Network.

Mary Catherine Lindberg to retire from the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario

December 2, 2008 

Bill Trafford to Senior Vice President and CIO, Alberta Health Services
Rob Martin to Lead, Security and Compliance, Alberta Health Services*
Bruce Lawson to Lead Managed Services, Alberta Health Services*
Harvey Plaine to Lead, Shared Clinical Systems, Alberta Health Services
Belinda Boleantu to Lead, Clinical Services, Alberta Health Services
Michael Long to Lead, Enterprise Systems, Alberta Health Services
Claire McCrank to Lead, Rural Services and Primary Care, Alberta Health Services*
Dan Reinboldt to Lead, Service Integration, Alberta Health Services*
Dr. Ausford to Co-Chair, CIMIO/Clinical Informatics Committee, Alberta Health Services
Dr. Patullo to Co-Chair, CIMIO/Clinical Informatics Committee, Alberta Health Services
Lorelei Fiset-Cassidy to Executive Director, Corporate Communications, Alberta Health Services
Mark Kastner to Executive Director, Media Relations, Alberta Health Services
Sheri Wright to Executive Director, Internal Communications, Alberta Health Services
Wendy Beauchesne to Executive Director, Operational Communications, Alberta Health Services
Rob Armstrong to Vice President, Total Rewards and HR Analytics, Alberta Health Services
Susan McGillivray to Vice President, Employee and Labour Relations, Alberta Health Services
Angie Harwood to Vice President, Talent Management and Organizational Development, Alberta Health Services
Terry Cleveland to Lead Payroll and HRMS, Alberta Health Services*
Mary Ellen Hoogers to Lead, Human Resource Services, Alberta Health Services*
Leacy O'Callaghan-O'Brien to Director of Advocacy, Communications and Events at the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

*interim

November 25, 2008

Jeff Lozon to President & CEO, Revera

Pat Campbell to inaugural President and CEO of ECHO, the province of Ontario’s new women’s health agency

Andreas Laupacis to Member of the Alberta Health Services Board.
François Côté to President of TELUS Health Solutions
Tom Daschle to be Secretary of Health and Human Services Department, the US Government.
Emergis becomes TELUS Health Solutions in a corporate merge.

November 18, 2008

Barbara Drew to acting chief executive office, Canadian Medical Association

Rheney Castillo to Senior Director for Women and Infants Health and Nursing, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto ON

Dr. Jack Kitts (President & CEO, The Ottawa Hospital), to Chair, ACAHO Board of Directors
Ida Goodreau (President & CEO, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority), to Member, ACAHO Board of Directors
Dr. Arthur Porter (Executive Director & CEO, McGill University Health Centre) to Member, ACAHO Board of Directors

Christine Power (President & CEO, Capital District Health Authority) to member, ACAHO Board of Directors

Theresa Fillatre to Director of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives for the Province of Nova Scotia

Brock Hovey to Co-Director of the Canadian College of Health Service for the Province of Ontario

Colin Houghton to EDS as Practice Leader for Health Care in Ontario.

November 11, 2008

Feria Bacchus to Vice President, Business Development & Marketing, Healthcare Division, Sodexo Canada

Dr. Malcolm King to Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health

Dr. Philip M. Sherman to Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes

William Tholl resigned as Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Medical Association.

Robert Zed to Chair Compass Group Healthcare

November 4, 2008

Rodney Burns to Regional Chief Information Officer and e-Health Lead, North Simcoe Muskoka Hospitals/CCAC and LHIN 12, ON
Leona Aglukkaq to Minister of Health, Government of Canada
Dr. Paula Rochon to Vice-President Research for Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON

Sarah Kramer to inaugural CEO of eHealth Ontario

Anne Lloyd, chief executive of the NHS in Wales, to lead a major project on tackling waiting times for hospital appointments and treatments.

Steve Banyai to President and CEO of Consolidated Health Information Services (CHIS), and Chief Information Officer of CKHA and Windsor Regional Hospital.

Sharon Pfaff to Deputy Chief Information Officer, Cancer Care Ontario.

October 28, 2008


Maureen Ball to member of the board, Kingston General Hospital, ON

Timo Hytonen to member of the board, Kingston General Hospital, ON

Jan Montgomery to member of the board, Kingston General Hospital, ON

Donna Segal to member of the board, Kingston General Hospital, ON

Tom Buchanan to member of the board, Kingston General Hospital, ON

John Thompson to Chancellor, University of Western Ontario.

Elizabeth McGregor to senior research associate for Trent University, ON
Mark Given to Director of Professional Practice, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

October 21, 2008


Dr Chantal Graveline to Vice-President Clinical and Residential Programs, Baycrest, ON

Betty McCracken Morris to Chief Operating Officer, Northeast Health Service Delivery Area, Northern Health Authority, BC

Rachel Bard to Canadian Nurses Association as Chief Executive Officer

Guy Bujold to CANARIE Inc as President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Heather Manson to Senior Medical Advisor to the President, The Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Dr. Dana Hanson (Fredericton, NB) to one-year appointment at World Medical Association (a year from now).
Benoît Long is VP, CIO and CMO at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, ON
Owen Sagness to Vice-President and General Manager of Consumer and Online, Microsoft Canada

October 14, 2008


David Dodge, former Deputy Minister of Health, to Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LL
P
Lesley A. Alboini to Vice Chair, Sunnybrook Foundation

Robert Zed to 2008 Chair's Award for Distinguished Service, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

Ric Rumble to President and CEO of TSO3.com
Dr. Alla Reznic [Lakehead University] to Canada Research Chair in the Physics of Molecular Imaging

Dr. Gregory Pyle [Lakehead University] to Chair in Environmental Biotechnology and Ecotoxicology

October 7, 2008


Dr. William Fitzgerald to President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

September 30, 2008


Dr. Sylvie Stachenko appointed to founding dean of the School of Public Health - University of Alberta

Dr. Alan Hudson to Chair, eHealth Ontario (PDF)

Francis LaBossiere to President & Chief Operating Officer, Victoria General Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dr. Kenneth Olden to founding and acting dean of the proposed CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College. New York

Dr. Michael Gardam to Director of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, The Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Dr. Natasha Crowcroft to Director of Surveillance and Epidemiology, The Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Dr. Heather Manson to Senior Medical Advisor to the President, The Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Anton Hart to Chair, Canadian Obesity Network

J. David Livingston to member of the board, eHealth Ontario
Matthew Anderson to member of the board, eHealth Ontario
Heather Sherrard to member of the board, eHealth Ontario
Ken Deane to member of the board, eHealth Ontario
Anthony DiCaita to Project Director, the Children’s Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt (A Canadian CCI project)

September 23, 2008


Vishal Ratti to Partner, Accenture’s Systems Integration and Technology group aligned to Accenture’s Health and Life Sciences practice

Geneviève Bertrand to Partner leading Accenture’s Pharmaceutical & Medical Products Québec practice

Meg K. Sintzel to Director, Marketing & Communications, Accenture Canada

Dr. Linda Peritz to Executive Director of the UBC Centre for Health Care Management

Todd Yancey to Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Confirmit survey and reporting software

September 16, 2008


Janice (Jan) Beazley to Chair, North West LHIN Board of Directors

Robert (Bob) Gregor to Vice Chair, North West LHIN Board of Directors

September 9, 2008


Michael Barrett to acting CEO of the South West LHIN (ON)

Robert Biron to President and CEO of Northumberland Hills (ON) Hospital

Dr. John Wright to President and CEO, The Scarborough (ON) Hospital

Marian Walsh to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association
Janet Davidson to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

Cheryl Craig to Interim CEO of the Five Hills Health Region, South Central Saskatchewan

Prateek Dwivedi to Vice President and CIO of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON

Terry Dyni to Director, Community Relations, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia (ON)

Sydney Tomchenko to Communications, the Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver (BC)

Mark Karjualoto to Communications, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener (ON)
Rennie Brown to Communications Director, BC Mental Health & Addiction Services –Coquitlam (BC)

September 2, 2008


Chris Ferguson to Interim Chief Executive Officer, Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital and Grove Nursing Home

Dr. Martin Lees to Chief of Staff, Bluewater Health

Dr. David M.C. Walker to Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Terrance Sullivan to Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Richard Massé to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Michael D. Christian to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Judith Tompkins to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Liana Nolan to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Denise Arsenault to Vice President and CAO, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Phil Jackson to Vice President, Strategy and External Relations, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

August 26, 2008


Dr. Sarita Verma to Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Gerry Cooper to Associate Dean, Learner Affairs, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Gary Cooper, Trillium Gift of Life, to grandfather of Cameron Elliott Hart Cooper

Dr. William McCready to Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Kaaren Neufeld to President of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)

August 19, 2008

Michael Sabia to chair for the new Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative (CHVI) Implementation Advisory Board
Dr. Ruth Collins-Nakai to receive the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) 2008 Medal of Service

Fraser Bell to Vice President Planning, Quality and Information Management, Northern Health, BC

Pamela Eisener-Parsche to Chief of Medical Staff, SCO Health Service, Ottawa ON

Beverley Lepine to Chair, SCO Health Service, Ottawa ON

Ted Freedman appointed to the Board of Bridgepoint Health, Toronto, ON

Canadian Council for Donation and Transplantation to merge with Canadian Blood Services, with mandate of blood services + organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Funded by a combined investment of $35 million over the next five years by the federal, provincial and territorial ministries of health.

August 12, 2008


Dr. George Pasut to Vice-President, Prevention and Screening Cancer Care Ontario

Pamela Fuselli to The Hospital for Sick Children as Executive Director, SafeKids Canada

Sharon Avery to Vice-President, Marketing and Development of UNICEF Canada

John MacDonald to Scientific Director, the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario

Dr. Marlys Koschinsky to Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Windsor

Anita Molzahn to Dean of the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta
Dr. Sean Clarke to the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing as RBC Chair in Cardiovascular Nursing Research
Dr. John R.G. Challis to President and CEO, Michael Smith Foundation

August 05, 2008


Chris Renaud to Vice President, Strategic Planning and Architecture, Smart Systems for Health Agency (ON)
Peter Vankessel to Chair Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital (ON) Board of Governors

Leslie Showers to Chair, The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (ON) Board

Carrie Solmundson to President & Chief Operating Officer at the Seven Oaks General Hospital, The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Adam Topp to Chief Operating Officer at the Health Sciences Centre, The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Francis Labossiere to President & Chief Operating Officer, Victoria General Hospital, The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

July 29, 2008


Sharon McDonald to President, Morrison Healthcare, Compass Group Canada

Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov reappointed to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council for a three-year term

Sue Mahony to President and General Manager, Eli Lilly Canada Inc.
Kevin Mercer, from the Ontario Medical Association, to Editor in Chief of the CCHSE journal (Healthcare Forum)
Dr. Michael Esser, a pediatric neurologist and pharmacologist, appointed to a new chair of research devoted to helping children with epilepsy, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS

July 22, 2008


Tyson Roffey to Chief Information Officer, The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Dewar Burnett to Chair of Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors (ON)

Malcolm Robinson to Chief Executive Officer, Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital (ON)

Tracy Kitch to Vice President Programs and Services, Bloorview Kids Rehab (Toronto)

Cholly Boland to CEO, Headwaters Health Care Centre, (ON)

Graham Scott to supervisor, Kingston General Hospital (ON)

Janet Davidson to interim CEO, Kingston General Hospital (ON)

Ellen Malcolmson to President and CEO, Canadian Diabetes Association

July 15, 2008


Dr. John Challis to President and CEO, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

Steve Lawrence to Flexity Solutions Inc. (www.flexitysolutions.com)

Dan Florizone to Deputy Minister of Health, Saskatchewan
Ken Deane to Assistant Deputy Minister of Health (ON)

Sheila Weatherill unseated, Calgary Health, Alberta
Jack Davis unseated, Capital Health, Alberta
Donna Cripps to Complex Continuing Care and Rehabilitation (CCC/Rehab) Provincial Leadership Council

Robert Morrison to Member of the Board, West Park
Ian Dalrymple to Chair of the West Park Foundation.
Doug Allingham to Chair of the Board, Lakeridge Health.
Constance Sugiyama to Chair of the Board of Trustees, The Hospital for Sick Children

Christine Penney to Director of Policy, College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia

July 8, 2008


Laurel Taylor to Director of Operations, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Janice McVeety to Project Manager, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Kelly Bowman to Communications Officer, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Marie Owen to Director of Operations, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Anne MacLaurin to Safer Healthcare Now Project Manager, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Dr. Daniel L. Rubin, Stanford University to the board of The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)

Dr. Eliot L. Siegel, University of Maryland to the board of The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)
Dr. Bradley J. Erickson, to Chair of the Board of The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)

Heidi Brown to Account Director, Public Health, Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA)
Nima Dehghanpour to Account Director, Laboratories, Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA)

Jim Scott to Account Director, Telemedicine and Physicians, Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA)

Anne Marie Males to Director, Public Affairs and Community Relations, The Scarborough (ON) Hospital

July 1, 2008


Dr. Philippe Couillard retired, Minister of Health and Social Services, Quebec
Dr. Yves Bolduc to Minister of Health and Social Services, Quebec
John A. Borody to Chair the Board of Directors, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

John King to Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

Diamond Watson to member of the Board of Directors, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives (re-elected)
Arlene Gallant-Bernard to member of the Board of Directors, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

Yolanda Lackie to member of the Board of Directors, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

Stephen Jackson to member of the Board of Directors, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

Mary Polak to Minister, Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, British Columbia

Grant Main to Deputy Minister, Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, British Columbia

Ministry of Health Services is the new name of the Ministry of Health in British Columbia led by George Abbott, Minister and Gord Macatee, Deputy Minister

Marian Walsh to Ontario Hospital Association Board of Directors

David Egan to Chair, the Board of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Sue Gibson to Vice President Finance and CFO, the Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor, ON

Steve Blanchet to Chair of the Board, Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie ON

Katrina Kilroy to President, the Association of Ontario Midwives

Lindsay Healey to sabbatical

Arun Chockalingam (sfu.ca) to Editorial Board, Journal of World Health and Population

Joyce Bailey to Chair, the Board of Directors, St. John's Rehab Hospital, Toronto (ON)

Dennis Darby to Board of Directors, St. John's Rehab Hospital, Toronto (ON)

Caroline Pinto to Board of Directors, St. John's Rehab Hospital, Toronto (ON)

Hilary Short to Board of Directors, St. John's Rehab Hospital, Toronto (ON)

David Taylor to Board of Directors, St. John's Rehab Hospital, Toronto (ON)

Janet Ecker to Chair of Rouge Valley Health System (ON)
David Barlow to Board of Directors, Rouge Valley Health System (ON)

Patrick McNeil to Board of Directors, Rouge Valley Health System (ON)

Lynda Mungall to Board of Directors, Rouge Valley Health System (ON)

Louise Lemieux–Charles to Board of Directors, the Change Foundation

Neil Stuart to Board of Directors, the Change Foundation

June 24, 2008


Dr Simon Racine to Director General, University Institute in Mental Health (CHRG - Institut), Beauport (PQ)

David Caplan to Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (ON)
George Smitherman to Minister of Energy and Infrastructure (ON)
Judith Shamian to president-elect, the Board of Directors, Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)
Dorothy Schiller to Health Service Administrator, Northwest Central Cluster, Northern Health, (BC)

Jack Darville to Board of Directors, Bloorview Kids Rehab, Toronto (ON)
Helene A. (Tomusiak) Donahue to Fellow, the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

Pamela Marshall to The Scarborough Hospital as the Director, Patient Relations

June 10, 2008


Dr. Andrew McCallum to Chief Coroner, Ontario

Judith John to Vice-President of Communications and Public Affairs, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (ON)

Kevin Empey to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lakeridge Health Network, Oshawa (ON).
Jack Darville to the Board of Directors, Bloorview Kids Rehab, Toronto (ON)

Giles R. Meikle to chair, the Board of Directors of Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC)
Bryan T. Leier to Vice-Chair the Board of Directors of Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC)

June 3, 2008


Dr. Kevin Smith, President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, to Expert Panel Lead - Alternate Level of Care (ALC), Ontario.  He will be Working with . . . .
Michael Schull, Sr. Scientist, ICES and Director of Emergency Medicine at University of Toronto

Michelle DiEmanuele to President and CEO, Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, ON

Dr. Doug Cochrane to lead a new BC Patient Safety and Quality Council, British Columbia

Sharon Pfaff to Deputy Chief Information Officer, Cancer Care Ontario

Steve Hall to Chief Technology Officer , Cancer Care Ontario

Michael Hurley re-elected to the Executive Board of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario

Warren Meek to President, Canadian Pharmacists Association

Jocelyn Boucher to the post of Deputy Director-General, l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal
Dr. Michael Baker to Executive Lead, Patient Safety. Ontario

Dr. Ken Arnold to President Ontario Medical Association

Matthew Hart to Associate Publisher - Services, Longwoods™ Publishing

May 27, 2008


Kathy MacNeil to Vice President, People at Capital Health in Nova Scotia
Dr. Morag Park (McGill) to Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Cancer Research.

Dr. Bruce Pollock to Vice President of Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto ON.

Darryl Perry to Chief Executive, OHAfrica

Gail Paech, Assistant Deputy Minister of e-Health (Ontario) also assigned to enhance Ontario’s business environment.

David A. Dodge to Chancellor, Queen’s University, Ontario

Thomas R. Williams to Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen’s University, Ontario

Catriona McMahon to Vice President Medical Affairs, AstraZeneca Canada Inc

May 20, 2008


Ken Hughes to interim Chair of the Alberta Health Services Board

Charlotte Robb to interim CEO of the Alberta Health Services Board

Sheila Weatherill to LL.D. honorary degree from the University of Lethbridge.

Gurwinder K Gill to Director of Diversity Services, William Osler Health Centre, Brampton, ON

Thomas R. Williams to Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen’s University, Kingston ON

Nitin Kawale to President, Cisco Canada

Teresa Winslow to MDS Pharma as Senior Vice President, Global Business Development 

May 13, 2008


Pablo Rivero to Deputy Minister for Quality and Innovation, Ministry of Health, Spain.

Jeff Raikes to Chief Executive of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Tyler Bragg to Chair of the Cypress Regional Health Authority Board, Saskatchewan.

Elaine Anderson to member of the Cypress Regional Health Authority Board, Saskatchewan

Deanna Nyce to member of the Northern Health Authority Board, BC

Barbara Caldwell to member of the Northern Health Authority Board, BC

David P. Roberts, Q.C., to member of the Hospital Appeal Board, BC

Andrew Smith to member, the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, BC
Naomi Yamamoto to member, the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, BC

Shelley E. Garside to member, the Vancouver Island Health Authority, BC

James C. Hsieh to member, the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, BC
Gurpreet Gill to member, the Fraser Health Authority, BC

Marlene M. Grinnell to member, the Fraser Health Authority, BC

Deanie L. Kolybabi to member, the Health Authority, BC
George M. McLeod to member, the Fraser Health Authority, BC
Dr. John Carsley to Medical Health Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, BC

Dr. Douglas Kittle to Medical Health Officer, Interior Health Authority, BC

Dr. William Osei to Medical Health Officer, Northern Health Authority, BC

May 6, 2008


Dave Williams, a physician and astronaut who has logged ~18 hours walking in space, to Director for the new McMaster Centre for Medical Robotics at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton ON

Robert Ridge to President and CEO of the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation

Walter Kostantin to Board of Management for Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes, Kenora, ON

Patricia Harrison to Board of Management for Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes, Nippissing East, ON

Lynn Graham to Chair of the Community Care Access Centre, Champlain, ON

Sivam Vinayagamoorthy to the Board, Community Care Access Centre, Mississauga, ON

Erica Curtis to Member of the Local Health Integration Network, North Simcoe Muskoka, ON

Thomas Sarvas to Member of the Local Health Integration Network, North West, ON

Andy Molino to Ontario Health Quality Council
Maureen O'Neil to President and Chief Executive Officer The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

April 29, 2008


Dr. John R.G. Challis to President and CEO at the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

Sharon Pfaff to Deputy Chief Information Officer at Cancer Care Ontario

Dr. Herschel Rosenberg to Paediatric cardiologist at Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Eva Welisch to Paediatric cardiologist at Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Ralf Rauch to Paediatric cardiologist at Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre

Jennifer Bowman to Vice President, North York General Hospital, Toronto

Nizar Ladak to Vice President and Chief Information Officer, North York General Hospital, Toronto
Jacqueline Schleifer Taylor to Vice President, Quality, Standards and Performance at Women’s College, Toronto

Barry Kuntz to Chair, Board of Directors, Canadian MedicAlert Foundation

Robert Ridge to President and CEO Canadian MedicAlert Foundation

April 22, 2008


Emma Pavlov, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development at University Health Network joining St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH)

Marc Weinstein to Vice-Principal - Development and Alumni Relations, McGill University

Glenda Blissett to Communications Advisory, Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (CCVO)
Kim Mustard to Policy Analyst, Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (CCVO)
Dr. Alex Kondra to Executive Director of the Centre for Innovative Management (CIM), home of Athabasca University's MBA program.

Paul Mailloux to retire as Chief Executive Officer of the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital

John Clarke to Chief Executive Officer of the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital

April 15, 2008


Pat Ryan to General Manager HDIRS, the Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Repository Service. (ON)

Janice Beazley (Fort Frances) to Acting Chair of the North West LHIN (ON) Board

Franca Hoda to Director of the Leadership Development Institute at the Ontario Hospital Association.

Dr. Martin Anton elected President of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).

Catherine Collinson to Executive Director at Nipigon District Memorial Hospital, ON

Tracy MacDonald to Chief Operating Officer at the Sault Area Hospital, ON

April 8, 2008


Silvana Biscaro to Administrative Program Director for Emergency Department/Critical Care/Access Services, St. Joseph's Health Centre.

Michael Heffer to Director of Pharmacy, St. Joseph's Health Centre.

Kevin McCort to President and CEO of CARE Canada

Dr. Wendy Levinson to the board of Cancer Care Ontario

Mary Seeman to member Ontario Mental Health Foundation
George Tolomiczenko to member Ontario Mental Health Foundation

Genevieve Knauff to member Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (ON)

April 1, 2008


Aldéa Landry to chair of the board of RHA A in New Brunswick

Andrée Robichaud to CEO of RHA A in New Brunswick

John Laidlaw of Rothesay to chair of the board of RHA B in New Brunswick

Donn Peters to CEO of RHA B in New Brunswick
Fabian Hebert, CEO of Smooth Rock Falls Hospital, to Chair, the new Benefit Plans Advisory Committee (Ontario Hospital Association)

Barbara Willitts to Program Director, Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH), Toronto ON

Tracy MacDonald to Vice President and Chief, The Sault Area Hospital, ON

Peter Varga to Client Services Director for the Ontario CritiCall Program

Silvana Biscaro to Administrative Program Director for Emergency Department/Critical Care/Access Services, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, ON

Michael Heffer to Director of Pharmacy, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, ON

Adele Fifield to Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Association of Radiologists

Dr. Hartley Stern to Executive Director of the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal PQ

Judy McGuire to Director of Communications and Research, Kaiser Foundation and Kaiser Mental Health and Addictions Awareness Foundation.

Conrad Sauve to Secretary General and CEO, the Canadian Red Cross

Jürgen Schreiber to Board Member, The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Toronto, ON

Dr. Maureen Shaughnessy Kitts to Board Member, The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Toronto ON

Dr. Dhun Noria to Trustee, University Health Network, Toronto ON

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada to The Wait Time Alliance (WTA)

March 25, 2008


Matt Anderson to President and CEO, Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Roger Girard to Chief Information Officer, Manitoba eHealth Download PDF

Dr. Alain Beaudet to President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Steve Hoscheit to President and CEO, Trillium Health Centre Foundation

Susan McCutcheon to Grey Bruce Health Services as Vice President, Clinical Services

Mimi Lepage to Chief Privacy Officer, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

Anne Cochrane to Director of Communications and Outreach, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). 

March 18, 2008


Linda Moxey to General Manager (Canada), Smith & Nephew.
Jessa Chupik to Director, Research and Evaluation, Cross Government Research, Policy and Practice Branch, Office of the CIO, Ministry of Labour and Citizen Services, BC Public Service

Dr. Joel Fish to Chief Medical Officer, St. John’s Rehab Hospital, Toronto ON.

Dennis Giokas (Infoway) to the Health Level 7 (HL7) International board.

Dr. Bruce Krushelnicki to Chief Planning Advisor, Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal and Metrolinx

Dr. David Conn to Vice President, Medical, Baycrest, Toronto, ON

Janet Lambert to Executive Director, Ontario Long Term Care Association
Pascal Bécotte to Managing Director, Spencer Stuart

Conrad Sauvé to Secretary General and CEO, Canadian Red Cross

André Couillard to Partner, Ray & Berndston

March 11, 2008


Dr. Vivek Goel to founding president and CEO of the new Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Greg Cummings to Deputy Minister for The Department of Health and Social Services, Northwest Territories.

Dr. Brenda Hanley to Medical Officer of Health, Yukon
Laurie Rogers to National Industry Executive, Canada Health Infoway

Nicole McCahon to Executive Director, Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation

Janet Lambert to Executive Director Ontario Long Term Care Association

Dennis Darby to Chief Executive Officer Ontario Pharmacists' Association (OPA)

Cheryl MacDiarmid to Vice-President, Sales, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

Catherine Tantau to adviser, Clinical Practice Redesign (CPR), a new program from Saskatchewan’s Health Quality Council

Scott Campbell to Chair of the Trillium Health Centre Board of Directors

Anne Sado to Vice Chair of the Trillium Health Centre Board of Directors

Stindar Lal to member of the Trillium Health Centre Board of Directors
Sheryl McKean to member of the Trillium Health Centre Board of Directors

Tim A. Brown to Director, Health Care Business, 3M Canada Company
Kevin Higgins to new challenges, 3M Canada Company 

March 4, 2008


Janet Harris to Vice President of Professional Practice and Chief Nursing Officer, Rouge Valley Health System (ON)
David Brazeau to Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations, Rouge Valley Health System (ON)

Paul Paradis to CEO at The McCausland Hospital in beautiful Terrace Bay on the shores of Lake Superior,

Catherine Kohm to Executive Director Haro Park Centre, Vancouver, BC

Steven McNair to President and CEO, the Arthritis Society

Josh Blair to Executive Vice President, Human Resources, TELUS
Mark Cabonelli to Vice President, Human Resources, Shoppers Drug Mart

Carrie Lindzon-Jacobs to Director Human Resources, The Courtyard Group


February 26, 2008


Hugh MacLeod to Associate Deputy Minister to the Premier, Climate Change Secretariat at the Cabinet Office, Ontario Government

Steven McNair to President and CEO of the Arthritis Society

Michael Howlett to President and CEO, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Dr. Juhu Kamra to radiation oncologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie (ON)
James R. Nininger (chair), Florence M Campbell, Jean-Marc Félio, Michel Lalonde, George Langill, Randy Penny to members of the board of the Community for Excellence in Health Governance, an organization funded by the McGill University Health Centre

Noreen Linton to President, Leslie Vincent to Past President, Joy Richards to President Elect, Mary Ferguson-Paré to Archivist & Chair, Editorial Advisory Board, Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, Patricia O'Connor to Membership and Governance (Chair), Mary Ellen Gurnham to Leadership (Chair), Diane Larrivee to Policy (Chair) of the Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses.

February 19, 2008


Ted Darby to Vice President, Planning for the three Kingston Hospitals: Kingston General Hospital, Providence Care, and Hotel Dieu Hospital (ON)

Malcolm Robinson to CEO of Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital (ON)

Ray Hunt to CEO of Espanola General Hospital (ON)

Sukhy Jawanda to Executive Director Parkview Children’s Centre (Toronto, ON)

Susan E McCutcheon to Vice President, Clinical Services, Grey Bruce Health Services, Wiarton (ON)

Jay Holmes to Vice President, Operations & Service, Medical Systems Group, Toshiba of Canada

Margaret Hanlon-Bell to Director of Home Therapies, Fresenius Medical Care Canada
Behram Engineer to Vice President & General Manager, Medical Systems Group, Toshiba of Canada Limited

Nadeem Ahmed to National Director, Healthcare, Xwave Healthcare

February 12/08


Kim Kattouw to Kingston General Hospital
Michael Martineau to Chief Operating Officer MED2020 Health Care Software Inc.

Phil Culhane to Director, Sales, MED2020 Health Care Software Inc.

Richard Alvarez to the 2007 National Builder and inducted into the CIPA [Canadian Information Productivity Awards] Hall of Fame.

Dr. Pierre Chartrand – Acting President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – term extended.

Bruce Quinn, [formerly Medical Director for the California Medicare] to Foley Hoag LLP’s Government Strategies Practice.
Dr. David MacLean to president and CEO of the BC Cancer Foundation

Jacques Bedard to Vice President, Siemens Medical Solutions Canada
Lois Cormack to President, Specialty Care Inc.

Judith Hart to Corporate Director of Nursing Practice, UHN. Toronto ON 

February 5/08


Matthew Anderson to Senior Vice President of Performance and Technology for University Health Network in Toronto ON, and Executive Lead of the SIMS Partnership.

Lydia Lee to Chief Information Officer of the SIMS Partnership, Toronto ON.

Tracey MacArthur to Senior Managing Director responsible for operational management of the SIMS Partnership, Toronto ON.

Graham W.S. Scott, C.M., Q.C. elected to the Board of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada.

Elaine Harkiss-Laird to Director, Human Resources & Volunteer Community Resources, William Osler Health Centre, Brampton ON.

Daniel Land to Administrative Program Director, Mental Health & Addictions Program, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto ON.

Dr. Sultana Alkon-Mintsopoulos [Paediatrician] to Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax/Pickering ON.

Dr. Zareen Syed [Internist] to Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax/Pickering ON.

Dr. Jose Nazareno [Gastroenterology] to Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax/Pickering ON.

Others joining Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax/Pickering ON: Dr. Karim Aref, Paediatrics; Dr. Dina el-Sahrigy, Pathology; Dr. Ali el Firjani, Internist/Nephrologist; Dr. Jason Smith, Orthopaedics; Dr. Hedieh Hooshangi, Anaesthesia; Dr. Olivia Tsai, Anaesthesia; Dr. Hubert Wong, Paediatric Nephrologist; Dr. Ram Vijayaraghavan, Cardiologist.

Paul Yamashita Guerriere arrived this morning at 6:10am. 

January 29/08


Dr. James R. Maclean to Vice President Innovation and Adoption, Canada Health Infoway

Paul Heinrich to Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
Theodore (Ted) J. Freedman to the Board of Latin American Minerals Inc.

Dr. Keith Rose to Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Executive. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

Suneet Varma to President, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Inc.
Dr. Asiya Hameed, to Northumberland Hills Hospital, Ontario

January 22, 2008


Dr. Roderick McInnes, the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Genetics, to the Order of Ontario

Dr. Richard Massé to founding board member for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Michael D. Christian to founding board member for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Judith Tompkin to founding board member for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Vivek Goel to founding board member for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Dr. Terrance Sullivan to founding board member for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Dr. Liana Nolan to founding board member for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Diane Roach to Director of Human Resources, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

Lois Cormack to President, Specialty Care Inc 

January, 15, 2008


Fiona Mitchell, of the BC Cancer Agency, to President, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Margaret Becklake, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada
Patricia O’Connor, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada

Ray V. Rajotte, C.M., A.O.E., M.S.M. to Member of the Order of Canada
Joseph Schatzker, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada
Reverend Sister Margaret Smith, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada

Reverend Sister Margaret Vickers, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada
Antoine Landry, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada
Anne H. Wieler, C.M. to Member of the Order of Canada

Graham W.S. Scott, to Chair of AllerGen NCE Inc.

Jay Hope to Deputy Minister of Emergency Planning and Management, ON

Cynthia Morton as Deputy Minister of Health Promotion, ON

Marg Rappolt to D Deputy Minister Responsible for Seniors, ON

George Ross to Deputy Minister of Research and Innovation. ON

Lori Sterling to Deputy of The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), ON

Dr. Rohan Ganguli to Executive Vice President, Programs at CAMH

Dr. Anthony Glanz to President of the Essex County Medical Society, ON

Andy Hind to Vice President for Siemens-Acuson Ultrasound in Canada
Jacques Bedard to Vice President of Siemens Medical Solutions in Canada
Linda McGoldrick to Worldwide Executive Director of The Drug Information Association (DIA)

Janet Lambert to Executive Director of the Ontario Long Term Care Association

Nancy Smokler to Director, Quality & Risk Management and Chief Privacy Officer at York Central Hospital

Jarvis Hoult to Vice President of Projects, Comprehensive Care International (CCI)
Anton Hart to Board of Directors, Canadian Obesity Network – a Centre of Excellence. 

January 8, 2008


Dr. George Tolomiczenko to Executive Director of Research and Scientific Liaison, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada.

Dr. Steven Small to Director and Chair MedcomSoft Inc.

John Gillberry to Director, MedcomSoft Inc.

Ray Simonson to Director, MedcomSoft Inc.

Loretta M. Manning to Cox & Palmer as medical defence litigator

Ken White to supervisor, Brampton Civic Hospital, Ontario

Deanna Mulvihill to Director of Nursing and Professional Practice, Mental Health and Addictions, British Columbia Provincial Health Service Authority

December 25, 2007


Kevin Smith to Board of Directors of Canada Foundation of Innovation

Dr. Roderick McInnes, the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Genetics, to the Order of Ontario

Bob Gardner to Special Advisor for Health Equity, The Toronto Central LHIN

Pamela Fralick to President and CEO, Canadian Healthcare Association

Gren Smith-Windsor to Associate Deputy Minister of Health [and acting Deputy Minister], Saskatchewan 

December 18, 2007


Michael O'Keefe to interim president and CEO of Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, ON. (started in October)
Dr. John Wright to interim president and CEO of Scarborough Hospital, Toronto ON

Olivia Golden, N.Y. governor’s director of operations, to senior fellow position at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C.

Murray Elston elected to chairperson of the Canadian Nurses Foundation board of directors.

Suzanne L. Michaud to Senior Nursing Consultant, Office of Nursing Policy, Health Policy Branch at Health Canada, on an interchange from the Canadian Nurses Association.

Tony Dagnone to Pacific and Western Credit Corporation’s subsidiary, Pacific and Western Bank of Canada, as a special advisor in the health care industry.

Nancy Macken as Vice President, Finance and Chief Administrative Officer, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto ON

Tom Poldre to Chief of Corporate Communications and Community Relations, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto ON

Shelly Jamieson to Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council, Government of Ontario

Dr. Michael Leonard to Chief of Staff, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

St. Clair Armitage (former Executive Director of the Peterborough Hospital in the United Kingdom) to PPP Project Director, The McGill University Health Centre, Montreal PQ

Sheree Davis to Director, Health System Strategy Branch (HSSB), Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario.

December 11, 2007


Ray J. Racette to President and Chief Executive Officer, the Canadian College of Health Service Executives

December 4, 2007


Will Falk to Managing Director, Canada - Health & Life Sciences at Accenture

Gavin Brown to Director, Health Care System Division, Health Policy Branch, Health Canada

J.S. Darville to Chair of the Board, Sherbourne Health Centre

Andrew Clarke to Director Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada
Donald McInnes to Director Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

George Przybylowski to Director Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

Randy Magnussen to Director Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

Ambrose Hearn to Chair of the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) Canada Foundation.

Dr. Neil Malcolm to Intensivist, the Niagara Health System (NHS).

Leslie Motz to Program Director, Surgical Program, Humber River Hospital.

Dr. Shaun Visser, Medical Director of Emergency and Trauma Services at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, also appointed to Emergency Department Lead for the North West LHIN.

David Waung to executive director/CEO Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management

Dr. Patrick J. White to elected president, The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA)

Dr. Bruce McManus to inaugural director of the Providence Heart and Lung Institute at St. Paul's Hospital (BC)
Mildred G. Jarvis to President and Chief Executive Officer of The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre

Karen L. Ormerod to Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Global Ethics (Canada)

Physicians who have recently joined Rouge Valley Health System (ON): Dr. Hubert Wong, Paediatric Nephrologist; Dr. Ram Vijayaraghavan, Cardiologist; Dr. Karim Aref, Paediatrics; Dr. Dina el-Sahrigy, Pathology; Dr. Ali el Firjani, Paediatrics; Dr. Jason Smith, Orthopaedics; Dr. Hedieh Hooshangi, Anaesthesia; Dr. Sandra Bing-Wo, Family Practice; Dr. Gerry Cooper, Anaesthesia; Dr. Peter Chait, Radiology; Dr. Andres Gordillo, Obstetrics/Gynaecology; Dr. Paul Meinert, Paediatrics; Dr. Anita Mo, Obstetrics/Gynaecology; Dr. Yhuda Nofech-Mozes, R Paediatrics; Dr. Vijay Sharma, Anaesthesia; Dr. Sriharan Sinnadurai, Family Practice; Dr. King-Fun Siu, Family Practice.

November 27, 2007


Jennifer Zelmer to Chief Executive Officer of the Management Board of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) effective February 1st 2008.

Dr. Eric Letovsky to Lead, LHIN Emergency Department (ED), The Mississauga Halton (ON) LHIN.

Mary Beth Montcalm, President and CEO, Providence Healthcare, (ON) to retire effective July 2008.

Dr. Charlene Robertson to Clinical Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation Outcomes, Evaluation and Research, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
And . . . the following Research Affiliates support the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Alberta – a five year commitment.

Dr. Patricia Wielandt to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Yolanta Pauk-Wydz to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Dr. Albert Cook to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Shawn Fraser to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Christian Beaulieu to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Gwendolyn Rempel to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Chris Westbury to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Edgar Vieira to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Katharina Kovacs Burns to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Samer Adeeb to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Tanya Berry to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Cary Brown to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Carol Boliek to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Andrea Van Damme to Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

November 20, 2007


Canadian Partnership against Cancer | Advisory Council on Cancer Control appoints: Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, Chair, Heather Bryant, Vice-Chair, and Jessica Hill, Partnership CEO.
And appoints members: Harley Ast; Carrie Bourassa; Dr. Mark Elwood; Dr. Eva Grunfeld; Barbara Kaminsky; Dr. Jean Latreille; Ms. Elisa Levi; Ms. Ellen Murphy; Dr. Mike Richards; Dr. Paul Rogers; Dr. Jack Siemiatycki; Jack Shapiro; Dr. Sylvie Stachenko; and Dr. Isaac Sobol.
Canadian Partnership against Cancer appoints Action Group chairs: Dr. Alan Katz, Primary Prevention Action Group; Dr. Verna Mai, Screening Action Group; Dr. Brent Schacter, Standards Action Group; Dr. George Browman, Cancer Guidelines Group; Dr. Margaret Fitch, Rebalance Focus Action Group; Dr. Andrew Padmos, Human Resources Action Group, Bob Allen, Surveillance Action Group, Dr. Philip Branton, Research Action Group.
André Marcheterre; Eric M. Meslin; K. Kellie Leitch; Robert N. Klein; Siobhan Coady; and William Gelbart to Directors of Genome Canada

Charles Beall to Chair of the Board and Dee Patterson; Dr. Elizabeth LaMere; Jeff O'Neill Peter Riggin; Sara Gelgor and Wade Oosterman to Governors of North York General Hospital Foundation
Ronnie Miller to Chairman, Board of Directors Rx&D
Dana Lafarga to Vice-President, Professional Services SAS Canada

Neil Closner to Vice President of Business Development, Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto)

Don Keats to Deputy Minister, Health and Community Services, Newfoundland and Labrador

November 13, 2007


James Stonehouse to Managing Partner, Ray & Berndtson, Toronto
Hedard Albert to Minister of Wellness, Culture and Sport in New Brunswick

Mark Rochon to Chair, Board of Directors Ontario Hospital Association

Tom Closson to President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Hospital Association, effective January 14, 2008

Michel Perron re-appointed to Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)

Karen L. Ormerod to Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Global Ethics (Canada)

David Rivard to Executive Director, Children's Aid Society of Toronto

Laurie Brager to Director of Sustainability, Compass Group Canada

Nancy Macken to Bridgepoint Health as Vice President Finance and Chief Administrative Officer
David Musyj to Windsor Regional Hospital as Chief Executive Officer

Tom Poldre to Bridgepoint Health as Chief of Corporate Communications and Community Relations

Stephen Shapiro to St. Paul's Hospital Foundation as President and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Clive Ward-Able to Amgen Canada Inc. as Executive Director, Scientific Affairs

November 6, 2007


Dr. Michael Leonard to Chief of Staff at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Cassandra Williams to Corporate Performance Improvement Specialist at North York General Hospital

David Craig to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

Myrna Francis to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

Anton Hart to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

Neil Stuart to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

David Rivard to Executive Director, Children's Aid Society of Toronto
Jack Darville to Chair of the Board of Directors, Sherbourne Health Centre, Toronto

Dr. Tjark Reblin to Vice President, Medical, GlaxoSmithKline
Scott Jarrett to Vice President, Patient Services, Humber River Regional Hospital

October 30, 2007


The Honourable George Smitherman to Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for Ontario (a re-appointment)
Nancy Macken to Vice President Finance and Chief Administrative Officer, Bridgepoint Health

Tom Poldre to Chief of Corporate Communications and Community Relations, Bridgepoint Health

Dr. David Ng to Emergency Department Lead (ED Lead) for the Erie St. Clair (ON) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Dr. Lisa G. Shepherd to LHIN ED Lead for the South West (ON) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Glenn Alexander to Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Champlain (ON) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

David Musyj to Chief Executive Officer of Windsor (ON) Regional Hospital

Dr. Tjark Reblin to Vice-President, Medical and Chief Medical Officer, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
Herman van Barnevel to Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

A.G. (Al) Jameson to Chair, National Board of Directors, CNIB
Courtney Pratt to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Region Research Alliance

October 23, 2007


Joe Cannataro to Manager Ancillary & Commercial Services, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Carol Wilson to Manager Education Services, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Brian Lemon to retire as CEO from Lakeridge effective mid-2008.

Stephen Shapiro to President and CEO of St. Paul's Hospital Foundation.

Zaheer Abbas Molu to marketing manager, CharityVillage.com.

Sue Dafoe to account manager, CharityVillage.com.

Elio Antunes to Chief Operating Officer and vice president of partnerships, ParticipACTION

George Smitherman re-elected to member of provincial parliament (ON) for Toronto Central

Jeff Patt to Executive Vice-President, Business Excellence, Compass Group Canada

Gerard Kennedy to Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University

Dr. Clive Ward-Able to Executive Director of Scientific Affairs, Amgen Canada Inc.

Robert Rabinovitch, PhD to Board Chair McGill University

Dr. William Tucker to The Canadian Medical Protective Association as President

October 16, 2007


Alan Bernstein to Inaugural Executive Director, Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise

John Frank to Director, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research

Benoît Long to Vice President and Chief Information and Marketing Officer, Trillium Health Centre

Kori Kingsbury to Chief Executive Officer, The Cardiac Care Network of Ontario

Karen Sullivan to Executive Director, the Ontario Long-Term Care Association

Thomas (Tim) Armstrong re-appointed to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)

Shannon MacDonald to Deloitte's National Healthcare Leader

October 09, 2007


Deborah Hammons to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Central East Local Health Integration Network (ON).

Judith Tompkins to Chief, Nursing Practice and Professional Services and Executive Vice President of Programs, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (ON)

Dr. Peter Dent to the St. Peter’s Health System Board of Directors

Gary Reynolds to the St. Peter’s Health System Board of Directors
Elio Antunes to Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of partnerships ParticipACTION

October 02, 2007


Kori Kingsbury to Chief Executive Officer of the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario
Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion to Emergency Department (ED) Lead for the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) region.

Christopher Loomis to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council for a three-year term.

Dan Levitt to Manager, Major Gifts/Planned Giving, Tapestry Foundation for Health Care

Dr. Nancy Martin to Director, Information Management & Deputy C.I.O, Bridgepoint Health

Tony Khouri to Director, Redevelopment, Bridgepoint Health
Susan Himel to Strategy Lead, LiveWell!, Bridgepoint Health

Jane Merkley to Chief of Professional Affairs and Chief Nurse Executive, Bridgepoint Health
Randy Ausenhus to Director, Information Services & Chief Technology Officer, Bridgepoint Health

Dr. Pierre Chartrand to act as President of CIHR in the interim
Dr. Nancy Edwards, Vice-Chair of CIHR's Governing Council, to assume the duties and functions of the Chairperson of Governing Council

George Weber to Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group.

September 25, 2007


Irene Ryll to the Board of Directors for Assisted Human Reproduction Canada

[following announcements are better late than never.]

Paul Lee to Manager, Short Term Response August 22, 2007, MOHLTC [ON]
Olive Collaco to Manager, Information Management Policy Development and Maintenance, MOHLTC [ON]

Sue Turcotte to Manager, Data Quality and Standards, MOHLTC [ON]

Alison Blair to Director, Information Management Strategy and Policy, MOHLTC [ON]

Sten Ardal to Director, Health Analytics Branch, MOHLTC [ON]

Christina Hoy to Director, Health Data, MOHLTC [ON]

Alison Paprica to Manager of Planning, Health System Planning and Research Branch, MOHLTC [ON]

Tony Amalfa to Manager, Environmental Health Programs, Environmental Health Branch, MOHLTC [ON]

September 18, 2007


Dr. Jason Smith to orthopaedic surgeon, Rouge Valley Health System, Pickering (ON).
D. Scott Campbell to Chair, Board of Directors, Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga [ON]

Dr. Patricia Daly to Chief Medical Health Officer Vancouver Coastal Healthcare
“Jack” the Robot to Vancouver General Hospital

Tim Beasley to Principal, Courtyard Group
Linda Dentay to Principal, Courtyard Group
Ian Fish to Principal, Courtyard Group

Dr. Gabriela Prada to Associate Director, Health Science and Technology, The Conference Board of Canada
Chuck Shields to Chief Executive Officer/Chef de la direction, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists/Association canadienne des technologues en radiation médicale

Pat Mandy to Board of Directors, The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
John Callaghan to Board of Directors, The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
The Honourable Hugh Segal to Board of Directors, The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)

Gabriel Sékaly to Board of Directors, The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)

September 11, 2007


Jessica Hill to first Chief Executive Officer Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.
Rik Ganderton to President and Chief Executive Officer Rouge Valley Health System.

Dr. Andrew Padmos to CEO at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Ray LeBlanc to Vice President of Research & Academic Affairs, Capital Health, Halifax (NS)

Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos to Director of Research, professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill, and Associate Executive Director for Research at the MUHC

Honourable James K. Bartleman, Ontario’s most recent Lieutenant Governor, to member of the Board of Trustees at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (ON)
Dr. Morris Barer to Acting Director, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Former Director Dr. Charlyn Black to continue on with the Centre in research capacity.
Dr. Bonita Porter to Chief Coroner for Ontario.

Glenn Thompson to Interim President, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Dr. John Service to Executive Director, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Phil Upshall to Advisor, Stakeholder Relations, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Dr. Howard Chodos to Director of the office of the Chair, Mental Health Commission of Canada
Mental Health Commission of Canada head office to Calgary Alberta

Dr. Mark Tremblay to lead CHEO’s Childhood Obesity Research team. Ottawa (ON)

Kenneth Deane to facilitator at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, to implement recommendations prepared for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON)

September 4, 2007


Bonnie Hidlebaugh to national communication and development coordinator, Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Canada

Neha Kotak to Courtyard as Manager of Talent Development

August 28, 2007


Tony di Cosmo to Executive Director, St. John's Rehab Foundation. Toronto ON

Wanda Wilson, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, to president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists www.aana.com. 

Jackie Rowles to president-elect of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Rob Basque to Vice President of IT Operations, Smart Systems for Health Agency [ON]

Mike Rigo to Vice President, Solution Delivery and Management, Smart Systems for Health Agency [ON]

Dr. Jon Wilson to Head of Oncology and Medical Director of Chemotherapy and Oncology Clinical Trials at Humber River Regional Hospital. Toronto ON.

August 21, 2007


Sue Denomy to acting president and CEO of Bluewater Health in Sarnia [ON]

Dr. Martin Lees to Interim Chief of Staff at Bluewater Health in Sarnia [ON]

Shannon MacDonald to National HealthCare Leader, Deloitte

Chad Hanna to President and CEO of the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation (ON) – a correction

Ruth MacKenzie to President, Volunteer Canada

Dr. Taylor Alexander to Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Mental Health Association 

Kris Bailey to Executive Director, CritiCall Ontario

Tim Gerke to Interim Chief Executive Officer, Deep River and District Hospital 

Brad McKay to Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare Food Services

Michael Power to Vice President Privacy and Security, Smart Systems for Health Agency (ON)

Dr. Brendan Carr to interim Vice-President, Medicine, at Capital Health, Halifax (NS)

Dr. Judy Kazimirski to retire from Capital Health (Vice-President, Medicine), Halifax (NS) on Aug. 31.07

Sharon Watts to President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC)

August 14, 2007


Dr. Donald W. M. Juzwishin to Chief Executive Officer, the Health Council of Canada.

Dr. Melanie Crozier to Bluewater (ON) Health’s – Mitton Site Emergency Department

Bill Scott to the Board of Directors, The Huron Perth (ON) Healthcare Alliance

Chad Hanna to President and CEO of the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation (ON)

Dr. Charles Radzinski to Head of Urology, Humber River (ON) Regional Hospital

Dr. Cy Frank appointed Executive Director of Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute

Dr. David Henry to President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)

John Ferguson appointed to Board of Directors at South East Local Health Integration Network

August 07, 2007


Dr. Salim Yusuf to Vice President of Research and Chief Scientific Officer, Hamilton (ON) Health Sciences Centre. He will continue as Director of the Population Health Research Institute.

Paul Faguy to Executive Vice President of Clinical Support and Hospital Services, Hamilton (ON) Health Sciences Centre. This includes the porfolios of Human Resources and Laboratories and Volunteers Services.

Kathy Watts to Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Hamilton (ON) Health Sciences.

Mark Farrow to Assistant Vice President, ICT, Hamilton (ON) Health Sciences

Dr. Robert Halpenny to Senior Medical Director, Interior Health BC

Dr. Andrew Larder to Senior Medical Health Officer, Interior Health BC

July 31, 2007


Luis H. Navas to National Practice Leader, Executive Compensation, Hay Group
Dr. Jack Barkin to Chief of Staff,Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto ON

Allan Kean to Chair, Timmins (ON) and District Hospital Board of Directors. 

Julie Gilbert to Manager, Policy Research & Analysis, Cancer Care Ontario

July 24, 2007


Brad McKay to Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare Food Services

Robert Chambers to Chair of Thunder Bay’s (ON) St. Joseph’s Care Group

Tim Gerke to interim CEO, Deep River and District Hospital (ON)

Dr. Salim Yusuf to Hamilton (ON) Health Sciences as Vice President of Research 

July 17, 2007
Michael Power to Vice President, Privacy and Security, Smart Systems for Health Agency, Ontario

Karen Dempsey to president of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC)

Dr. Gary Lopaschuk, Scientific Director of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, to Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Dr. Philip Halloran, Capital Health, Edmonton and the University of Alberta to Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Ken Powell to Chair, Board of Directors, Peterborough (ON) Regional Health Centre

Murad Jiwani to the Board of Directors, Toronto East General Hospital

Kris Bailey to Executive Director, CritiCall Ontario
Dr. Taylor Alexander to Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Mental Health Association 

July 10, 2007

Dr. Ben Chan to CEO of the Ontario Health Quality Council (OHQC).

Bonnie Brossart to interim Chief Executive Officer, Saskatchewan Health Quality Council's

Joan Lesmond to Executive Director of Community Engagement, Saint Elizabeth Health Care (SEHC)

Rahul K. Bhardwaj to president and CEO, Toronto Community Foundation.

Michelle A. Willette to partner, Cox & Palmer, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador office.

Anna M. Cook to partner, Cox & Palmer, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador office

Heather Linkletter to Vice President, Sales and Marketing EMIS Inc. 

July 03, 2007

Dr. Alan Bernstein to resign as President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, effective October 31, 2007. Dr. Bernstein became the inaugural President of CIHR in June 2000

Dr. Barry McLellan to President and CEO of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Toronto ON

Dieter Pagani to Business Director of Enterprise Solutions at Agfa HealthCare

Kurtina Hammerlein, at Sydenham District Hospital, The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, ON

Shirley Mihalco to Chair St.Joseph’s Hospital, The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, ON

Jennifer Wilson to Chair Public General Hospital, The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, ON

Debra Harris to Vice President – Clinical Services, Wellington Health Care Alliance, ON

Dr. Mark Tremblay to the Childhood Obesity Research team at CHEO (Ottawa)

Kevin Glasgow to National Executive Director, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada

Mo Elbestawi to Vice-President, Research and International Affairs, McMaster University
Chris Deja to Managing Director, Central and Atlantic Region, Knightsbridge

Colleen McKinnell to Vice-President, Human Resources, Knightsbridge

Jean-Charles Lima to Managing Director, Eastern Region, Knightsbridge

Karen Wright to Principal and National Practice Lead, Executive Coaching, Knightsbridge

Ralph Shedletsky to Chief Operating Officer, Knightsbridge

Jeffrey M. Hauswirth to Director, Spencer Stuart 

June 26, 2007
Mary Ellen Jeans to President and CEO of Associated Medical Services

Ann McGuire to Chair of the GTA/905 Healthcare Alliance. ON

David Leslie to Chair of the Board of Directors for Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

Mark Rochon appointed supervisor at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston ON in addition to his position as CEO at Toronto Rehab (We get letters – and this is to clarify.)

Carolyn Baker, President and CEO, St. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto, ON announced the following:

Dale McGregor to Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, ON

Andrew Brearton to Corporate Director and Chief of e-Health, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, ON
Kathy Millar to Corporate Director, Patient Safety and Chief of Enterprise Risk Management, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, ON

Wendy Steele to Interim Chief, Human Resources and Organizational Development, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, ON

Mark Vimr to Executive Vice President, Clinical and Professional Programs and Services and Chief of Interprofessional Practice St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, ON



June 19, 2007


Peter C. McCarthy to Chairman of the Board of Directors, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.

Margaret Mottershead to CEO of the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres.

Geoff Watson to Chair of the Credit Valley Hospital Board, Mississauga, ON

Dr. Paul G. Ferner to Chief of Staff at Middlesex Hospital Alliance Strathroy, ON

Mark Rochon, President and CEO of Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, to supervisor at Stevenson Memorial
 Hospital in Alliston ON
Hilary Short to retire from the Ontario Hospital Association 

William (Bill) MacLeod to CEO, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)



June 12, 2007


Gail Donner to Chair of the Board of Directors, The Change Foundation.

Scott Dudgeon to Vice-Chair, The Change Foundation.

John Hudson to Treasurer. The Change Foundation.

Glenda Yeates to new board member, The Change Foundation.

Sheila Jarvis to new board member, The Change Foundation.
Renato Discenza to new board member, The Change Foundation.

John K. Iglehart to Editor Emeritus, Health Affairs

James C. Robinson to Editor-In-Chief, Health Affairs 

June 5, 2007
Dr. Gordon Rubenfeld to Program Chief in Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Wendy Levinson to Physician-in-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Lori Diduch to Vice President of Human Resources, William Osler Health Centre
Sharon Dunn to Director Human Resources, Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
Paul Kuras to President for 2007 – 2008, the Canadian Pharmacists Association

Don A. Pether to Chair of the Board of Directors, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation

Pearl F. Veenema to President and CEO Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation

Dale Kenney to President and Chief Executive Officer of Providence Care, Kingston, ON 

May 29, 2007

Dr. Eleanor Fish to Canada Research Chair in Women's Health and Immunobiology.

Penelope (Penny) Marrett to President and CEO, The Canadian Health Food Association

Dr. George Iwama to Dean of the Faculty of Science Carleton University

Dr. William E. Reichman to President and Chief Executive Officer Baycrest (Toronto)

Dr. Endel Tulving, scientist with Baycrest’s Research Centre for Aging and the Brain, inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

Carol Teichrob, Vice Chair, Saskatoon Regional Health Authority to “Woman of Influence” in Saskatchewan. (Saskatchewan Business Magazine selection)

Maura Davies, President and CEO, Saskatoon Health Region to “Woman of Influence” in Saskatchewan. (Saskatchewan Business Magazine selection)



May 22, 2007


Jennifer Kohm to Communications Director, Child and Family Research Institute

Rick Warner to Manager, new NSERC regional office. Based in Vancouver

Pam Giberson to Research Development & Promotion Officer, new NSERC regional office. Based in Vancouver

Megan Griffith to Administrative Officer, new NSERC regional office. Based in Vancouver 

May 15, 2007 
To the Board of the National PartnershipAgainstCancer.ca

Mr. Chris Clark, Chief Executive Officer and Canadian Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Peter Crossgrove, Chair of the Canadian Association of Provincial Cancer Agencies and past chairman of Cancer Care Ontario.

Dr. Lindsay Crowshoe, primary care physician and full-time faculty member teaching Aboriginal health research at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Louis Dionne, oncologist surgeon and pioneer in the area of palliative care.

René Gallant, past national president of the Canadian Cancer Society and a member of the National Board of directors

Dr. Perry Kendall, Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia since 1999.

Jeff Lozon, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

Joy Maddigan, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Department of Health and Community Services for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Paddy Meade, Deputy Minister of Alberta Health and Wellness

Gary Semenchuck, QC, Past Chair of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency's Board of Directors.

Terry Sullivan, President and CEO of Cancer Care Ontario.

Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, Vice Chair, President of the BC Cancer Agency since 2000.
Laura M. Talbot, president and senior partner Talbot-Allan Consulting.

Sally Thorne, Professor and Director of the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia.

Elizabeth (Liz) Whamond, woman living with a diagnosis of breast cancer since 1993 and co-founder of Breast Cancer Survivors Fredericton

Dr. Barbara Whylie, President and CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Arlene Wilgosh , Deputy Minister of Health and Healthy Living for the Province of Manitoba



May 08, 2007


Gabrielle Bochynek to Chief Human Resources Officer, St. John's Rehab Hospital, Toronto
Shehnaz Alidina to Harvard University and Global Health Fellow, World Health Organization

Kate Jackson to Lesotho Project Leader for OHAfrica.

Dr. Jack Barkin to Chief of Staff to Humber River Regional Hospital Chief of Staff, Toronto

John A. Borody to “Office of the President”” at the Canadian College of Health Service Executives – to recruit a new Chief Executive

Debbie Logel Butler to Vice-President of Development, St. Peter’s, Hamilton



May 1, 2007


Marilyn Emery to President and Chief Executive Officer, the New Women’s College Hospital, Toronto

Joanne Cole to President and Ceo, the New Women's College Hospital Foundation, Toronto

Michael Rolland to President of Borealis Infrastructure (think PPP)



April 24, 2007


Jane Adams to CEO of the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation

Anne Robertson to Director, Professional Practice, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Dave Davis to Vice-President for Continuing Health Care Education and Improvement at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington DC.

April 17, 2007

Debbie Logel Butler to the Vice President of Development, St. Peter’s Health System in Hamilton

Clare Sullivan to member of the Ontario Mental Health Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Dr. David Poulin to Vice President, Medical Affairs, Saskatoon Health Region

Jackie Mann, RN, to Vice President, Acute Care, Saskatoon Health Region



April 10, 2007


Dr. Udo Schuklenk to Ontario Research Chair in Bioethics, at Queen's – the first of eight new Ontario Research Chairs in Public Policy – part of a $25-million provincial government initiative to address key policy issues.

Dr. Jacques Bradwejn to Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Dr. Kevin Smith [President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton] appointed to report on governance and management at Bluewater Health, Ontario.

Malcolm Maxwell to President and CEO of Grand River Hospital, in Kitchener, ON

Paul Levesque to Pfizer Canada Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer

Keith Anderson (interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia.) to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council for a three-year term.
Barry Marfleet to national COO and President of ITAC for the Province of Ontario

Dr. David Hill to Lawson Health Research Institute as Scientific Director for the Institute and Vice President of Research

Claudine Hodge to Executive Search Consultant, Trillium Talent Resource Group



April 03, 2007


Lorraine Manners to Consultant, Ray & Berndtson Health Care Practice. 

Martin Chalifoux to Managing Director, Montreal, Accenture

Dr. David Walker, Dean of Health Sciences at Queen’s University to Board of Directors of The Change Foundation

Kevin Smith, President & CEO at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, to Board of Directors of The Change Foundation 



March 27, 2007


Glen Kearns to Integrated Vice President St. Joseph’s Health Care, London Health Sciences

Dr. Robert M. Sutherland to Vice-President, Commercialization, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Paul Lévesque to President and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer Canada Inc.

Heather Nicol to Chief Financial Officer, MaRS
Wendy McDowall to Vice-President, Community Investment MaRS

Susan Horvath to President ,Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation (Toronto)

Darlene L. Lavender to Chair, The Leading for Wellness Foundation

Sterling M. Eddy to President, CEO and Director, The Leading for Wellness Foundation

Dr. Benoit Mulsant to Physician-in-Chief, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto

Susan Bastable to Pharmacy Manager, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor, Ontario

Jean Augustine, (former MP and federal Cabinet Minister) nominated to be the first Fairness Commissioner, a post created by the Fair Access to Regulated Professions Act, 2006.

Minister Philippe Couillard (Quebec’s Health & Social Services, Quebec) resisted the ADQ surge in the Quebec City region to win the riding of Jean-Talon. 



March 20, 2007


Marty Gurbin to Director, Business Development and Innovation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre + strategic initiatives with the Ontario Telemedicine Network.

Michael Decter to Chair of Wait Time Data Certification Council for Ontario. Also mandated to create a patient-friendly wait time website.

Regional offices in Ontario to LHINS.

March 13, 2007


Gloria Fairley to Quality of Care Coordinator for the Lloydminster area, Prairie North Health Region
Cornelia Wieman to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council

Dr. Khristinn Kellie Leitch to Advisor to Health Minister Tony Clement for issues on Healthy Children and Youth

Chris Jordan, Marianne Harris and Wendy Posluns to Directors of the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation

Michael Nobrega, head of Borealis Infrastructure, to CEO, The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System pension fund OMERS 

Richard Ling to chair of Cancer Care Ontario



March 06, 2007


To partners at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP: Adriana De Marco, Alan Sless, Barbara Walker-Renshaw, Carl Souquet, David Crerar, Jennifer Fantini, Kathleen Keilty, Kathleen Lemieux, Kathryn Fuller, Kendall Andersen, Kristin Taylor, Lloyd McLellan, Sean Muggah, Steven McKoen, Tanya Goldberg, Vince DeRose

To the Order of Canada: Antoine M. Hakim, O.C.; M. Daria Haust, O.C., Clifford Garfield Mahood, O.C., Francis A. Plummer, O.C., Dorothy M. Pringle, O.C., E. Douglas Wigle, O.C.,Austin A. Mardon, C.M., Timothy M. Murray, C.M., David S. Precious, C.M., Robert O. Stephens, C.M. ,A. Jonathan Stoessl, C.M.
 Dr. Pringle is editor in chief of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership.

Maureen Adamson, to Chief Administrative Officer of Women's College Hospital

Derek Graham to Chief Executive Officer, Manitoulin Health Centre

Dr. Bruce Pollock, Senior Scientist at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), to President, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.

Dave Hughes to Vice President of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia

Guillermo Moreno to Partner, Courtyard Group, responsible for building the US practice.
Colin Konschak to Principal Courtyard Group in the US practice. 

Joseph Wagner to Principal, Courtyard Group in the New York office of the US practice.

February 27, 2007


Linda Murphy to Special Advisor, Global Health Research Initiative, International Development Research Centre [www.idrc.ca]

Christopher A. Chen to Senior Consultant, Executive Compensation, Hay Group
Dr. David Henry as President and CEO, ICES

Marion McChesney to Regional Laboratory Director, Hôtel-Dieu Grace, Hospital, Windsor Regional Hospital and Leamington District Memorial 
Hospital. 

MOHLTC appointments for Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)

Sandy Nuttall to Director of the new Emerging Innovation Investment Strategy Branch in the Health System Investment and Funding Division
Susan Paetkau to Director of the new Health Program Policy and Standards Branch in the Health System Strategy Division. 
Michael Parzei to Director of the Corporate Fiscal and Business Planning Branch in the Corporate and Direct Services Division
Richard Prialhas to Director of Strategic Alignment Branch in the Health System Strategy Divison.



February 20, 2007


Dr. Duncan Stewart to CEO and Scientific Director of the OHRI and Vice-President of Research at The Ottawa Hospital.

Dr. Gerald Johnson to the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Anne-Marie Mes-Masson to the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Pierre Tibeault to the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Diane Provencher to the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Yves Brun to the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Alistair Glass to Ontario Genomics Institute Board of Directors

Jay Lefton to Ontario Genomics Institute Board of Directors

Dr. Tim McTiernan to Ontario Genomics Institute Board of Directors
Linda Murphy to Special Advisor, Global Health Research Initiative, International Development Research Centre [www.idrc.ca]

William Albino to CEO, Smart Systems for Health (Ontario).

February 13, 2006


Yves Savoie to President and Chief Executive The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Ralph Klein to Senior Business Advisor, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Éric Gaudet to Principal McKinsey & Company

Greg Kudar to Principal McKinsey & Company

Stephen W. Bowman to Managing Partner, Bennett Jones LLP

Paula Keays to Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, McKesson Canada
Sheila Hamilton to Vice President, Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)
Lisa Ruston to Corporate Director, Surgical Services & Quality Lead, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)

Carrie Hayward to Director of the new Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Liaison Branch in the Health System Accountability and Performance, Division of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario

Pier Falotico to Director of the new Financial Management Branch in the Corporate and Direct Services Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario.

Mark Jones to President and Chief Executive Officer, AstraZeneca Canada Inc.



February 06, 2007


Dr. Harvey Weingarten to President and Vice-Chancellor University of Calgary

Dr. Jean Ference to Chair, Alberta Mental Health Board
Don Mazankowski to Co-Chair The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

Pamela Wallin to Co-Chair The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

Helen Connel to Chair of the Board of Governors The University of Western Ontario

Michele Noble Vice-chair of the Board of Governors, The University of Western Ontario

Leo Steven, President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is retiring

Dr. Jim Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Community Care Access Centres is retiring
John McKinley to Assistant Deputy Minister, Health System Information Management (HSIM) division, MOHLTC (Ontario)
Gail Paech to lead the integration of e-Health initiatives and the next LHINS start-up phase, MOHLTC (Ontario)

Carolyn Baker to President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto

At the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Alistair M. Fraser to Director
Alexander R. Aird to Chair, Research Foundation

Lou J. Maroun to Chair, National Board of Directors

Yves Savoie to Director

January 30, 2007


Wayne Fyffe extended - President and CEO, of The Credit Valley Hospital to

August 31, 2008.

Mr. Jerome Quenneville to President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wellington Health Care Alliance.

Dr. Paul Eisenbarth to Chief of Emergency at the Hanover and District Hospital.

Rik Ganderton to Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Rouge Valley Health System.

Heather Munroe-Blum O.C., PhD, FRSC to Principal and Vice-Chancellor McGill University

Roberta Chow to Principal, Ray & Berndtson

Mary Kardos Burton, ADM Acute Services Division (MOHLTC), retiring
Bill Bailey to Halton Healthcare Services as Vice President, Redevelopment



January 16, 2007


Nichola Lastella to national executive director, Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada

Domenic Pilla to President of McKesson Canada

Darren Entwistle [President and Chief Executive Officer of TELUS] to the Board of Governors of McGill University.

Neil Parkinson, Richard Nesbitt, Stephen Graham to directors, The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

Sharon Sholzberg-Gray to President and CEO of the new CHA, a merger of The Canadian Association for Community Care (CACC) and the Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA)



January 9, 2006


Michael Villeneuve to Executive Director, The Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses
Dr. Bill Evans to President of the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists.

Dr. Paul Hébert to Canadian Medical Association Journal as Editor-in-Chief

Pauline O'Connor to Wellesley Institute as Director of Research

Jon Schubert to designated Chairperson, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

Carolyn Rebeyka to designated Vice-Chairperson, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

Denis Caron, Douglas Finnie, Mark Frison, Gordon Joyce, Laura Kennedy, Dr. J. Stewart McMillan, Wayne Pearson, Moyez Somani, and Dr. Walter Streelasky to the Board Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

Longwoods™ to ten years of publishing in support of the healthcare sector.



January 2, 2006


Ms. Janet M. Davidson to President and Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Health Centre, Toronto.

Brian Connolly (Port Huron Hospital in Ontario) to CEO Oakwood Healthcare Inc., Dearborn Michigan.

Year of the dog to year of the pig. Should be a year of chivalry and gallantry according to Chinese tradition.



December 26, 2006


Dr. Jeanette Ward to chief executive officer, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Dr. James Brien to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council

Dr. Arthur Thomas Porter to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council

Wilmer Matthews to interim Chair of the Champlain LHIN, Ontario

Dr. Don Atkinson to Chief of Staff, Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia, Ontario
Dr. Dave Waldbilllig to interim co-chief of emergency at Grand River Hospital.

Dr. John Carter to interim co-chief at St. Mary’s General Hospital
Dr. Elinor Wilson to President of the new federal agency Assisted Human Reproduction Canada

Dr. John Hamm to Chairperson of the new federal agency Assisted Human Reproduction Canada.

Appointed to the inaugural Board of Directors of the Agency

Dr. Joseph Ayoub, Hemato-oncologist, Hôpital Notre-Dame, and Professor, McGill University, Montreal
Dr. Francoise Baylis, Professor (bioethics) and Canada Research Chair, Dalhousie University

Roger Bilodeau, Lawyer, Ottawa

Dr. Albert Chudley, Medical Director of the Genetics and Metabolism Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Theresa Kennedy, Vice President, Corporate Communications, ResVerlogix, British Columbia
Dr. David Novak, Professor of Jewish Studies, University of Toronto

Dr. Suzanne Rozell Scorsone, Director of Research and Senior Communications Consultant, Archdiocese of Toronto
Barbara Slater, Policy Consultant, Ontario.



December 19, 2006


Honourable Dave Hancock to Minister of Health and Wellness, Alberta
Dr. Edgardo Pérez to CEO and President of the Homewood Corporation and Homewood Health Centre in Guelph, Ontario

David Sands to Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Homewood Corporation.

David Dyer to Director of Nursing at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta

Grace-Edward Galabuzi to the Atkinson Charitable Foundation's Board of Trustees

Roy Romanow and Cathy Crowe to Atkinson Economic Justice Fellowships -- renewed

Kori Kingsbury to transitional executive director for PHSA Cardiac Services, British Columbia

Marilyn Robinson (Winnipeg, Manitoba) to the Board of Directors of Canadian Blood Services



December 12, 2006


Dr. Alison Allan to Cancer Metastasis Research Scientist, London (Ontario) Health Sciences Centre's London Regional Cancer Program.

Maria Barrados, President of the Public Service Commission of Canada, to chair the Board of Directors, The Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation (CCHSA)

Hume Martin is departing as President and CEO of The Rouge Valley Health System, Ontario.

Natale Bubela to Acting CEO, The Rouge Valley Health System

Dennis Egan is departing as President and CEO, Grand River Hospital, Ontario.

Patrick Gaskin to Acting CEO, Grand River Hospital, Ontario.

Dr. Paul C. Hébert to editor-in-chief of the Canadian Medical Association Journal

Stephanie Karapita to CEO for Casey House, Toronto.



December 05, 2006


Bill Bailey to Vice President, Redevelopment, Halton Healthcare Services (ON)

Gabrielle Martin to Executive Director, Lower Mainland Brain Injury Association

Lee Rose to Communications Manager HR Council for the Voluntary/Nonprofit Sector 



November 28, 2006


Jeff Lozon, President and CEO of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto to Chairman, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, President and CEO of BC Cancer Agency to Vice-Chairman Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Kirk Fergusson to Acting Group Director, Corporate Affairs - Canada Health Infoway

Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull [Medical Director of the Inner City Health Project for the homeless in Ottawa] to President The Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Scott Evans to Senior Vice-President, Health Communications, Edelman Canada

Gordon F. Cheesbrough to Chair, North York General Hospital Board

Donna Hutton to Lead the CCHSA’s first satellite office in Edmonton, Alberta

Anne McGuire to Vice Chairwoman of the GTA/905 Healthcare Alliance Board



November 21, 2006


Frank Pyka to executive director, the Foundation of The University of Western Ontario
Louis Brill to president and CEO, the Lung Association of Nova Scotia
Tony Arrell to Chair, Foundation Board, St. Michael's Hospital

Wendy Cecil to Chair, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute Advisory Board, St. Michael's Hospital
William A. Downe to Chair, Board of Directors St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Jane Aubin to New Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis
Capital Health [Halifax]welcomed eight new board members



November 14, 2006


Roger Girard to Integrated Vice President and CIO for the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Hospitals and the Local Health Integration Network.

Bala Kathiresan to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Niagara Health System

Gérald Savoi (Montfort Hospital CEO) to Honorary Doctorate, University of Ottawa



November 07, 2006


Michael Hamilton to Vice-President of Health Systems at Baxter.
Graham Clark to President & CEO, Group Health Association, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Dr. Robert Sheldon appointed for a second three-year term to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council.

Dr. Lyall Higginson from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute to president of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS).

Daniel Levac to Senior Vice-President of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer at SCO Health Service

Joseph and Wolf Lebovic to Canada’s largest one-time donors when they made an unprecedented $50-million gift to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Senator Michael Kirby awarded Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations’ ACAHO-Flexner Award in Health Policy
Nancy Kent to Publisher of The Medical Post
Hon. John Manley, P.C. to Director, CARE Canada 



October 31, 2006


Linda Moxey to Vice President, Customer Care with Syneron
The Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation (CCHSA) is opening a second office in Edmonton, Alberta.

Charles Love (Simon Fraser University); Roger Martin (University of Toronto); Carol Stephenson (University of Western Ontario) Awarded grants to create the skills to identify and facilitate the transfer of health innovations into useful products for the benefit of all Canadians.

The Canadian Association for Community Care (CACC) and Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA) have merged their organizations
Le Dr Jacques P. Tremblay, chercheur en génétique au Centre de recherche du CHUQ, a reçu le prix Henry-Friesen décerné par la Société canadienne de recherches cliniques (SCRC) et par le Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada

Jerry Bisson to Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

James Alexander to President, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal

Nick Foster to Chief Operating Officer, BC Centre for Disease Control



October 24, 2006


Mtre. Mathieu Gagné Joins National Technology and Intellectual Property Practice Group, Fasken Martineau Dumoulin

Stuart Murray to President and CEO, St. Boniface Hospital & Research Foundation, Winnipeg.

Steve Herbert, stepping down as President and Chief Executive Officer of Baycrest, Toronto (once a successor has been appointed)



October 17, 2006


Dianne Doyle to President and Chief Executive Officer, Providence Health Care, Vancouver.

Rheta Fanizza to Senior Vice President, Saint Elizabeth Health Care 
Simon Chapman to Senior Vice-President, Infrastructure Development, Carillion Canada Inc.

Donald Sanderson [President and CEO of Alexandra Hospital] to Chair of the OHA’s Small, Rural and Northern Hospitals Provincial Leadership Council

Rita Notarandrea to Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Research and Policy, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Linda L. Lawrence to president-elect of the American College of Emergency Physicians

Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories (DKML) announces: 
• Angela Anderson to Director of Human Resources 
• Craig Ivany to Vice-President, Regional Services 
• Dr. Jennifer Rice to Medical Director 
• Jason Pincock to Vice-President, Corporate Development 
• Maryanne Ingram to Director, Strategic Initiatives 
• Raymond Barnard to Chief Financial Officer

October 10, 2006


Dr. Jan Hux to Interim President and CEO of Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.

Karen King to Chair, the Manitoulin Health Centre, Ontario

Allan Gregg to Advisor, Advisory council on Retirement (BMO)

Dr. Michael Baker to Advisor, Advisory council on Retirement (BMO)
Darren Nippard to Managing Director, Government for Accenture

Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer to President, the National Cancer Institute of Canada

Dr. Colin James McMillan to President, Canadian Medical Association

David Montgomery to Senior Vice President of Finance and Knowledge Transfer and Chief Financial Officer, St. Peter's Health System

Heather Nicolson-Morrison to Executive Director, Ontario Home Respiratory Services Association

Pierre Noel to President and Chief Executive Officer, Pembroke Regional Hospital

Mary Osinga to President, Ontario Paramedic Association

October 3, 2006


Dr. Andreas Laupacis to Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital

Cathy Fooks to President and CEO of The Change Foundation (effective in 2007)

George Tolomiczenko to Director, Research & Analysis with the Toronto Region Research Alliance (TRRA.ca)

Sally G. Flintoft to President & CEO of the Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Winnipeg

Dawne Smithson to Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Winnipeg
Mona Nemer to Vice President, Research, University of Ottawa

September 26, 2006


Melanie Hilkewich, of Saskatoon, to President (re-elected) of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists.

Joanne Habib to Regional Infection Control Network Coordinator, Central East Infection Control Network

Sue Matthews to VON Canada’s national executive director and chief of practice for Ontario.

Sonia Peczeniuk to Chair of the Steering Committee, Central East Infection Control Network

Harvey Skinner to Dean, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto

Nick Cercone to Dean of the Faculty of Science & Engineering, York University, Toronto

Dr. Robert Kolodner, who led the development of the Veterans Health Administration’s e-medical records (EMRs) systems, to interim national coordinator of health information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, USA.

September 19, 2006


Diana Arajs to Ketchum Public Relations Canada as Health Care Practice Leader

Dawn Graham to President, Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.

Chris Power to President & CEO, Capital Health, Halifax, N.S.
Dr. William Sibbald, Physician in Chief of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, died peacefully at home on September 14 2006

September 12, 2006


Michael Barron to Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information as Chief Executive Officer

Jane deLacy to Humber River Regional Hospital as Vice President, Patient Services

Heather Nicolson-Morrison to Ontario Home Respiratory Services as Executive Director

Dr. Denise Figlewicz, to ALS Society of Canada as director of research
Marian Walsh to Interim President and Chief Executive Officer for Women’s College Hospital. [Due to the unexpected illness of Nancy Malcolm, the hospital’s current President and CEO.] Ms. Walsh will also continue serving in her current role as President and CEO of Bridgepoint Health.

Ronald Kaczorowski to Chair of the Board of Directors, Kensington Health Centre.

Dr. Nicola Shaw to Research Chair of Health Informatics, Capital Health and the University of Alberta



September 05, 2006


Josée Goulet to CEO, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada

Drs. Cecilia Benoit (University of Victoria), B. Brett Finlay (University of British Columbia and CIHR Governing Council member), Molly Shoichet (University of Toronto), Michael D. Tyers (University of Toronto) and Teresa Liu-Ambrose (University of British Columbia) to recipients of medals and awards from the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada for extraordinary achievement in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences.

Senator Yoine Goldstein to Senior Counsel McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP

Dr. Pierre Chartrand (Université de Montréal) to Vice-President of Research, CIHR



August 29, 2006


Michael Barron to chief executive officer for the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information 

Larry Vanier to Vice President, Decision Support / HealthCare Processes, MEDworxx Inc. 

Hon. Dr. Carolyn Bennett honored with May Cohen Leadership Award from Federation of Medical Women of Canada



August 22, 2006


Chuck Shields to Executive Director, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists.

Sylvia Zylla to Associate [Corporate and Personal], the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

Jane deLacy to Vice President, Patient Services,Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto



July 25, 2006


Bonnie Adamson to Chair of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives (CCHSE)

John Freeman to Board Chair of West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Brien Benoit to Chair of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)

Mary Catherine Lindberg to Member of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)

Paul Beeston to Chair of the Board of the Centre for Addiction and Mental, Toronto

Dr. Lorne Martin to Chief of Medical Staff, Halton Healthcare Services, Ontario

Sid Trevail to Chair of the Board of Directors, Northumberland Hills Hospital, Ontario

Jean Morrison to Chief Nursing Officer and Vice-President of Performance Excellence, Saskatoon Health Region. Also appointted to the board of directors of Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology
Gayle Gorrill to vice-president finance and operations, University of Victoria

Bonnie Jeffery to director of the Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU).
Dr. Anastasios (Tas) Venetsanopoulos to the newly created position of Vice-President of Research and Innovation, Ryerson University



July 18, 2006


Dr. Anthony Pawson to member of the Order of the Companions of Honour. Dr. Pawson is a principal investigator at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital and has been honoured for his services to genetic sciences and cancer research by the Queen.

Mike Canzoneri to Vice President, Business Operations, Baxter US.

Scott Elliott to Chair of the Board of Directors of Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario

Richard A. Ross to Chair of the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Mark Rizzo to chair of the Board of Directors St. Peter’s Health System in Hamilton, Ontario.

Terry Siriska to Director of Organizational Health Management Services (OHMS) of the Strategic Human Resources Management Division at the Ontario Hospital Association.



July 11, 2006


Dr. Rose Anne Goodine to clinician (medical) advisory team (Atlantic Canada) Canada Health Infoway

Garry Cruickshank to clinician (pharmacy) advisory team (Atlantic Canada) Canada Health Infoway

Krisan Palmer to tele homecare strategist for Canada Health Infoway
Ron Gagnon to Acting President and CEO of Sault Area Hospital.

Linda Ann Daly to chair Board of Directors Kingston General Hospital

Natalie Bubela to Vice-President of Programs and Support Services, Rouge Valley Health System

Maureen Charlebois to Vice-President of Professional Practice and Chief Nursing Executive, Rouge Valley Health System

Dr. Eric Fongberg to Vice-President of Strategic Development and Clinical Integration, Rouge Valley Health System

Tom Atkins chair of the board, Rouge Valley Health System

The Honourable John McDermid to chair of the Board of Trustees for Headwaters Health Care Centre



July 04, 2006


Dr.Ian D. Graham to Vice-President of Knowledge Translation at CIHR
Roger Stevens to chief recruiter at UHN (an additional responsibility)



June 27, 2006


Dr. Penny Ballem, Deputy Minister of Health for British Columbia resigns.
[See and hear Dr. Ballem’s assessment of healthcare in British Columbia here: Advancing Health Care in B.C. PDF (804 KB) or Click To Watch Video Presentation]

Patricia Petryshen to Executive Vice President, Acute Programs, Fraser Health

Margaret Beatty to the position of Vice President, Programs and Chief of Nursing Executive West Park Healthcare Centre,

Dr. Jeanne Besner to interim Chair Health Council of Canada
Dr. Ron McTavish to Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre
Cheryl Englander to chair of The Credit Valley Hospital Board of Directors.

Kees Schuller, Executive Lead for the eHealth Collaboratory, a joint venture between Canada Health Infoway & University Health Network

Gilbert Sharpe to Fasken Martineau as a partner in the Health Law practice group.

Gordon MacAtee to Deputy Minister of Health, British Columbia



June 20, 2006


Nancy Malcolm, President and CEO, the New Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

Kathryn Lennox, Vice President, Community & Ambulatory Care, the New Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

Elizabeth Woodbury, Vice President, Corporate Effectiveness, the New Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

Heather Maclean, Vice President, Research & Inter-Professional Education the New Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

Naomi Rose, Vice President, Strategic Communications the New Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

Mary Beth Montcalm, President and CEO of Providence Healthcare in Toronto, to Chair of the OHA Complex Continuing Care and Rehabilitation Provincial Leadership Council



June 13, 2006


Richard Kelly to Humber River Regional Hospital as Vice President, Human Resources

Louise Ogilvie to CIHI's Vice President of Corporate Services

Jean-Marie Berthelot to CIHI's Vice President of Programs



June 6, 2006


Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Continuing Care Centre to University Hospitals Kingston (Each organization will retain its own distinctive name.)

Dr. David Tannenbaum to Family Physician-in-Chief of the Ray D. Wolfe Department of Family Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON

John Soloninka to Associate Partner, IBM, Global Business Services, Health Care Consulting Practice

Gay Fright to Associate Partner, IBM, Global Business Services, Health Care Consulting Practice

Neil Seeman to Senior Consultant, IBM, Global Business Services, Health Care Consulting Practice



May 30, 2006


Steven Harrison, Director of Health Policy Ontario Medical Association going to York Community Services (CHC) as Executive Director

Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre is now called Bloorview Kids Rehab

Dr. Patrick P.W. Luke, Surgical Director | Surgical Transplantation London Health Sciences Centre to one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40.

Dr. Brenda Banwell, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Clinic The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto to one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40
Dr. Karim Nader, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, CIHR New Investigator, William Dawson Chair and Associate Professor, Psychology McGill University to one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40

Karen Radford, Executive Vice President and President TELUS Quebec and TELUS Partner Solutions TELUS Communications Inc. to one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40
Dr. Philip David Zelazo, Professor and Canada Research Chair Developmental Neuroscience, Department of Psychology University of Toronto to one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40



May 23, 2006


Debbie Fischer to Assistant Deputy Minister of Transitions, MOHLTC

Ronald (Ron) D. K. Haines, FCA to Chair, Board of Directors of Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada, Toronto

Giles R. Meikle, FCA to Vice-Chair, Board of Directors of Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada, Toronto

Kathy Doerksen to President-elect, College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Geoff Kettel (MOHLTC, Ontario) to candidate for council in Don Valley (Toronto). Details.



May 16, 2006


Dr. Norm Campbell, from the University of Calgary, to Canadian Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control

Kathy Olasker to Acting Director, Clinical Support, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, AB.
Lisa Meginbir to President of the BC Health Information Management Professionals Society www.bchimps.bc.ca

Stephen Saunders to Chief Health Architect, CGI

Dr. Thomas Ward to Clinical CEO, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Queensland Health, Australia

Dr. David Theile AO to Clinical CEO Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Health, Australia

Dr. William Beresford to Clinical CEO Rockhampton Hospital, Queensland Health, Australia.



May 09, 2006


Mary Ferguson-Paré to (now officially) President of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario

Brent McGaw to Project Director - Drugs, Labs, Innovation & Adoption, Canada Health Infoway

Dr. Larry Grossman to Chief of Staff, York Central Hospital
Lesley Ford to Sick Kids Hospital as Director Total Employment Services

Elizabeth Krausz to St. Peter’s Health System, Hamilton as Director of Intergrated Clinical Service
Alain Boisvert to Novartis Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Health Policy and Market Access

Carols Dourado promoted to President and General Manager at Schering-Plough Corporation

Michael Nader to Vancouver Coastal Health Authority as Regional Director, Medical Imaging & Biomedical Engineering

The Society for Computer Applications in Radiology (SCAR) is now the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) But it's still http://www.scarnet.org



May 02, 2006


Colleen M. Flood to Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Health Services & Policy Research (CIHR-IHSPR).
Lorraine McGrath to Interior Health Authority BC. Board

Rosanna McGregor to Interior Health Authority BC. Board

Alison Narod to the BC Community Care and Assisted Living Appeal Board

Donald Code to the Prince Albert SK Parkland Regional Health Authority Board

Jatinder Bains to Director of Business and Performance Management, Bridgepoint Community Rehab, Bridgepoint Health

Jawed Akter to East York ON Access Centre for Community Services Board of Directors

Bhupinder Sharma to Etobicoke and York ON Community Care Access Centre Board of Directors
Douglas G. Graham to Manitoulin-Sudbury Community ON Care Access Centre Board of Directors

Abdul Shakoor to Scarborough ON Community Care Access Centre Board of Directors

Mathew Alexander to Community Care Access Centre of Peel ON Board of Directors

Karen Harder to Council of The College Of Nurses of Ontario

Susan Davis to Council of The College Of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Oliver Carroll to Council of The College Of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Anton Hart to Chair of the Ontario Methadone Task Force



April 18, 2006


Dr. Mark Dermer to Senior Medical Advisor, Infoway
Sylvain Rocque to Chief Financial Officer, Infoway
Ella Ferris to Executive Vice President, Programs and Chief Nursing Executive, St. Michael's Hospital
Marc Beaudry to Vice-President, Corporate Services & Chief Human Resources Officer, Providence Healthcare
Frank Vessio to Chief Financial Officer, Providence Healthcare

April 04, 2006


Nancy Malcolm to Chief Executive Officer, The New Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Dr. James Ruderman to chief of Medical Staff, The New Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Dr. Gillian Hawker to Chief of Medicine, The New Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Dr. John Semple to Chief of Surgery, The New Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Dr. Jennifer Blake to Chief of Gynaecology, The New Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Dr. Ben Chan to Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, Victoria College, University of Toronto

March 28, 2006


Helen (Ella) Ferris to Executive Vice President, Programs and Chief Nursing Officer, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

Todd Hutchins to Director, Distance Learning, Ontario Hospital Association

Lorraine Ladha to Director, Regional and Board Affairs, OntarioHospital Association 

March 21, 2006


Barb Mildon to Chief Nurse Executive and VP of Professional Practice & Integration, Fraser Health, British Columbia

Patty Chapman to Vice President, Programs and Chief Nursing Officer, Bluewater Health, Ontario

Donna Thomson to Senior VP Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Executive at St. Peter's Health System, Hamilton

Vickie Baird to Senior Vice President Planning and Corporate Services at St. Peter's Health System, Hamilton
Dr. Peter Liu to Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health effective April 3, 2006.
Dr. NoniMacDonald to Editor, Canadian Medical Association Journal.

March 14, 2006


Lorne Zon to Interim President and CEO, The Change Foundation, Toronto

Wes Drodge to CEO, James Bay (Ontario) General Hospital
David Bird to CEO, West Haldimand (Ontario) General Hospital
Brian Payne to CEO, Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay Ontario

Marlene Robinson to Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto



March 07, 2006


Janice Dusek, Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto) to return to university and complete her PhD. Go Janice!

Dr. LuisOppenheimer to Provincial Director of Patient Access for the Province of Manitoba.

Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, to president-elect of the world's leading independent association of HIV/AIDS professionals.



February 28, 2006


Don Ford gives notice to not renew his CEO position at QEII in Halifax Nova Scotia.

Pierre Viens, Neuville, Quebec to Order of Canada
John H. Wedge, Toronto, Ontario to Order of Canada

Terrance Slobodian to President and CEO, Bridgepoint Health Foundation and Vice-President, Bridgepoint Health.

Kirsten Tisdale to Senior Client Partner, Korn/Ferry’s Vancouver Office.

Eros Spadotto to Executive Vice-President, Technology Strategy, Telus:

Dianne Cunningham to Chair, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Dr. Martin T. Schechter to Chief Scientific Officer, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research



February 21, 2006


Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown to ADM, Health System Strategy, MOHLTC Ontario
Maureen Adamson to ADM, Health System Investment and Funding, MOHLTC Ontario
Hugh MacLeod to ADM, Health System Accountability and Performance, MOHLTC Ontario

Dawn Ogram, to ADM, Corporate Support, MOHLTC Ontario

Dr. Sheela Basrur to ADM, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer of Health, MOHLTC Ontario

John McKinley, Acting ADM, Community Health Division (MOHLTC) -- unchanged

Mary Kardos-Burton, ADM Acute Services Division (MOHLTC) -- unchanged

Dr. Josh Tepper, ADM, Health Human Resources Strategy (MOHLTC) – unchanged



February 14, 2006


Lloyd Koch to retirement

Mike LeMay to founding Board Members for the Local Heath Integrated Network Champlain

Alistair M. Fraser to National President and Chief Executive Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Carolyn Moore to President and Chief Executive Officer Physician Credentials Registry of Canada

Ken Spears to Managing Director of Boston Scientific
Graham Jobson to Solvay Pharma as President and CEO

February 07, 2006

Tony Clement to Minister of Health, Government of Canada

Kurt Pristanki to CEO Geraldton District Hospital in Northern Ontario.

Kurtis Bishop to Director, Global Marketing-Health Sector, CGI

Elizabeth J. McCartney to President, Clinsaver Software Inc

Dr. Aubrey J. Tingle to President and CEO Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

Dr. Martin T. Schechter to Chief Scientific Officer, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Dr. Simon B. Sutcliffe to Chair of the Board, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

January 30, 2006


Lynn Nagle to many assignments including Senior Nursing Advisor, Canada Health Infoway

Dr. Sue MacLean and Dr. Jim MacLean to private practice in Brighton, Ontario.
Joseph Kleinman to Regent, Atlantic Provinces/Quebec, AmericanCollege of Healthcare Executives.

Dianne Lister to Vice-President of Advancement and External Relations, Trent University
David Pattenden to the Board of Kingston (ON) General Hospital
Trish Barbato to President and CEO COTA, Ontario

Robert Carman to Chair, Board of Directors. Bridgepoint Health, Toronto ON

Weeneebayko Hospital and the James Bay General Hospital to one health region governed by First Nations

January 24, 2006


Diane Watson to Director, Research and Analysis, the Health Council of Canada, BC

Dr. Robert Foldes to executive director and chief operating officer of YORKbiotech, ON

Anthony Dale to Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs, OHA

Garth Matheson to Vice President Regional Cancer and Clinical Services, Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, ON

Richard Robinson to Vice President Planning, Safety and Support Services, Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, ON

John Coughlin to Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital, ON

Stephen Harper to Prime Minister of Canada
Keith Purchase to chair at Fraser Health

Paula Bond to Assistant Deputy Minister, Clinical Innovation and Chief Nurse Executive, Ministry of Health BC

Bernie Blais to Chief Executive Officer, Northern Light Health Region AB 

January 17, 2006


Dan Ross to CEO of the London Health Sciences Foundation.

Dr. John Robertson to Chief of Staff, The SaultAreaHospital 

January 02, 2006


Ian Shugart, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister at Health Canada, to chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Health Task Force.
Lorna Reimer to Director, Alberta Centre for Telerehabilitation, Edmonton, AB

Rodney J. Ouellette to Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Member of the Governing Council

Graham S. Lowe of Calgary to Executive Editor, HRResources.ca 

December 27, 2005


Craig Sands to Executive Partner, Technology Consulting, Accenture

Jodie Wallis to Executive Partner, Financial Services, Accenture

Sanjay Tugnait to Executive Director, Application Outsourcing, Accenture

Tony Gaffney to Executive Director, Outsourcing, Accenture

Dr. James Woodgett to Director, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute

Gail Surkan to Chair, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
This year to next year effective January 01, 2006

Peter Busby of Vancouver (architect) to Member of the Order of Canada

December 20, 2005


Janet McElhaney to head of geriatric medicine at Providence Health Care and
the University of British Columbia,

Robert Sheldon to Vice-President Research, Calgary Health Region

Donna Ratcliff, first to receive the Five Star Pharmacist Award by the College of
Pharmacists of British Columbia
Donald Cowan, Carol Hansell, William Waters to Toronto East General Hospital
 Board of Directors

Jack Bingham to Executive Director, Ontario. Canadian Institute for Health
Information (CIHI)

John McLaughlin to provincial vice president, Preventive Oncology, Cancer
Care Ontario.

Mary Gospodarowicz to regional vice president of cancer services for Cancer
 Care Ontario and Princess Margaret Hospital, and medical director of Oncology
and Blood Disorders at Princess Margaret Hospital

December 13, 2005


Leslee J. Thompson to Vice President, Health System Strategies, Medtronic of Canada
(Effective January 16, 2006)
Anne-Marie Malek to President and CEO, West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto

Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar to Chief of Staff Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga

Donna Cripps to President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Peter’s Health System, Hamilton

Barbara Foster to Lead on the Diabetes Strategy at the Public Health Agency of Canada

Sue Beardall to Lead on the Interprofessional Education for Collaborative Patient-Centred
 Practice Initiative. Office of Nursing Policy

Paul Moen to Director, Federal Government Affairs, Amgen
Arnout Ploos van Amstel to President and Managing Director, Wyeth Canada
Paul Tuttle to President of Extendicare(Canada) Inc.

Shelly Jamieson to Ontario Deputy Minister of Transportation.
And at about the same time
. . . London Health Science Centre Board Chair Jeff Low unveiled a street sign naming
 Dagnone Drive as the campus road leading to the future Children's Hospital of Western
 Ontario and Grace Donnelly Women's Health Pavilion.

December 06, 2005


Cliff Nordal to President and CEO of London Health Sciences Centre, effective January 1, 2006.

Dr. Janet Rossant [Chief of Research at The Hospital for Sick Children]: the 2005 MichaelSmith Prize in Health Research.

November 29, 2005


Michele T.Lahey [Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer - Health Services, Capital Health, Alberta] to Chair, Canadian Association of Pediatric Health Centres 

Tracy Buckler to President & Chief Executive Officer for St. Joseph's Care Group (Ontario) effective
Frank Demizio to Niagara Health System (Ontario) as Vice-President, Clinical Services

Dr. Frédéric Charron - CIHR New Investigator Award

Dr. Lionel Chow - CIHR Jean-François St-Denis Fellowship in Cancer Research

Ms. Meredith Schwartz - CIHR Douglas Kinsella Doctoral Award for Research in Bioethics

Dr. Jack Tu - Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team (CCORT) - CIHR Knowledge Translation Award

Dr. Patricia Martens - The Need to Know Team & Manitoba Centre for Health Policy - CIHR Knowledge Translation Award

Dr. Réjean Hébert - Program of Research to Integrate the Services for the Maintenance of Autonomy (PRISMA) - CIHR Knowledge Translation Award
Dr. Brett Finlay and Dr. Robert Brunham - SARS Accelerated Vaccine Initiative (SAVI) - CIHR Partnership Award
The Honourable Marc Lalonde - CIHR's Distinguished Leadership Award
Dr. Janet Rossant - CIHR Michael Smith Prize in Health Research

November 23, 2005


The Information Technology Association of Canada, and the Canadian Healthcare Information Technology Trade Association to one association

Tony Dagnone, Chair, The Change Foundation, Toronto
Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba to CIHR Governing Council

Dr. Jean Rouleau, Dean of Medicine at the Université de Montréal to CIHR Governing Council

Dr. Janet Rossant, Chief of Research at The Hospital for Sick Children to CIHR Governing Council

Paul Lucas, CEO GlaxoSmithKline to Chair of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D)

November 15, 2005


University Health Network's (UHN) received the Gold Level Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) in the Customer Care, Not-for-Profit Category for its Medication Order Entry/Medication Administration Record (MOE/MAR) project.

Matthew Anderson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at UHN to 2005 CIO of the Year Award (also from CIPA)
Dwight Nelson, CEO Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region to Treasurer/Officer of the Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations

Gale Murray, President and CEO The Change Foundation plans to retire at the end of January 2006

November 08, 2005


Jonathan Bennett to Manager, Corporate & Public Affairs, Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Lynda Cranston [CEO Provincial Health Services Authority. BC ] to President of the Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations 

Wendy Hill [Chief Operating Officer and Executive Nursing Officer, Capital Health, Alberta] to President of the Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses

Garry D. Cardiff [Chief Executive Officer at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario] to Chair, Ontario Hospital Association

Ruthe Anne Conyngham, to Vice Chair, Ontario Hospital Association

Donna Cripps to President, St. Peter’s Health System, Ontario
Allan Weatherall to Director of Development for the St. Thomas, Ontario Elgin General Hospital Foundation.

Betty Cooke to Chief Nursing Officer and Manager of Complex Continuing Care and Geriatric Services, Hotel Dieu Health and Rehabilitation Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario

Dr. John McLaughlin to provincial vice president, Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario

October 25, 2005


Graham W.S. Scott to the Order of Canada as a Member in recognition of his voluntary service. Congrats.

Lorna Reimer to Director, Centre of Excellence in Telerehabilitation (CET) in Edmonton, Alberta -- a collaborative between Capital Health and the University of Alberta (Faculties of Rehabilitation, Medicine & Dentistry, Nursing).

Jean-Claude Tardif to director of the FRSQ Cardiovascular Health Network (RSCV).

October 18, 2005


Jonathan Lomas – to honorary doctorate, the University of Montreal in recognition of his contributions to health services research and policy-making. Thanks U of M.

Andrée Champagne of Quebec, Dennis Dawson of Quebec, Hugh Segal of Ontario, Larry W. Campbell of British Columbia and Rod Zimmer of Manitoba to the Canadian Senate.

PierreNoel to Alliance Chief Executive Officer - Groves Memorial Community Hospital (GMCH) and the North Wellington Health Care Corporation.

John McKinley to acting Assistant Deputy Minister of the Community Health Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario

George Zegarac has left th Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario

October 11, 2005


Mary Beth Montcalm, President and CEO of Providence Healthcare in Toronto, to Chair of the Ontario Hospital Association Complex Continuing Care and Rehabilitation Provincial Leadership Council.

Carmen Salmon to Exec. Vice President, Clinical Programs and Support Services, Rouge Valley Health System, Pickering, ON

Sonia Peczeniuk to Vice President of Medical Affairs and Clinical Support Services, Rouge Valley Health System, Pickering. ON

Mary Lou Toop to Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Corporate Services, St. John’s Rehab Hospital, North York. ON
Jim Karygiannis (MP Scarborough - Agincourt) to parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister responsible for Democratic Renewal, the Honourable Belinda Stronach.

Arn van Iersel to Associate Deputy Minister, Regionalization and Strategic Projects, Ministry of Children and Family Development, British Columbia

October 04, 2005


Peggy Leatt to Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Remains as Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Administration.

September 27, 2005


Dr. Ron Zernicke to Alberta Bone & Joint Health Institute as Executive Director

Dr. James Till & Dr. Ernest McCulloch awarded the 2005 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research on adult and embryonic stem cells.
Marlene Borins to President of the Mount Sinai (Toronto) Hospital Auxiliary

Mayor Stephen Mandel and two other councillors to Alberta’s Capital Health board

Janet Umphrey to Senior Vice-President, Operations, Professional Practice and CNO Calgary Health Region

Anthony Dale as interim Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs, Ontario Hospital Association

Lindsey Crawford to Executive Director, Corporate Performance, The Scarborough Hospital

Adrienne Jackson to Executive Director, Stakeholder Relations, The Scarborough Hospital

Alia Hogben, Hazelle Palmer, Michele Landsberg, Nan Hudson, Patricia O’Connell, Tekla Hendrickson and Wendy Sutton to the Board of Directors of Women’s College Hospital (Toronto) announced seven new Board members elected at their Annual General Meeting.

Clermont Gignac to Executive Director in charge of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), le Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM), and Ste. Justine Hospital redevelopment projects

September 20, 2005


Jim Watson, to Minister of Health Promotion, Ontario

Khalil Z Shariff, Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Dr. Catherine Zahn to Executive Vice-President, Clinical Programs and Practice, University Health Network

Kevin Empey to Executive Vice- President, Clinical Support and Corporate Services, University Health Network

Marg Rappolt, Deputy Minister of Health Promotion, Ontario

Peggy Mooney, Assistant Deputy Minister of Health Promotion, Ontario

Dr. Robin Badgley, Researcher Emeritus at Centre for Research in Women’s Health, selected to receive the Order of Ontario.

Deborah Lucas, to National Director of Operations, Ray & Berndtson

Janice Chutter, to National Director of Knowledge & Information Technology, Ray & Berndtson

Michele Culter, to National Director, Marketing and Communications, Ray & Berndtson

Dr. Ruth Collins-Nakai to President, Canadian Medical Association

Edward Sonshine to Chair of the Board, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation

September 13, 2005 


Steve Orsini to Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance, Ontario

Catherine Claiter to Chief Information Officer, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Fraser Edward to Marketing (Life Sciences) Research In Motion (RIM) wireless solutions 

Bill Boomer to Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Vancouver Island Health Authority

Julie Gilbert is back. Knowledge Transfer Manager at the Change Foundation.

Mary McGillivray to Academic Vice-President StFX University, Nova Scotia (Hi Mary.)

David Ulis to lead Courtyard UK operations

Anne Trafford to Chief Information Officer, St.Michael’s Hospital, Toronto.
Kevin Lobo to President Johnson & Johnson Medical Products (Canada)

John Brash to Director of the new School of Biomedical Engineering at McMaster University

September 06, 2005


Anne-Marie Malek to Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of WestPark Healthcare Centre.

Dr. Matt Gysler to Chief of Medical Staff at The Credit Valley Hospital (4,800 babies annually at CVH)

Stephen DeFalco to MDS Inc. as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Murray Wigmore to GE Healthcare as General Manager, Clinical Systems

Bruce Richmond [a vice-chair of Deloitte & Touche LLP] to chair of the Board of Trustees of The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids)

Courtyard Group adds new office in London, England
David Ulis to lead Courtyard UK operations

August 30, 2005


Tony Dagnone, CEO of London Health Sciences Centre has announced he will retire by year end ’05.

Jackie Schleifer Taylor to Director, Professional Practice, St.Michael's Hospital 

August 23, 2005


Alex Drossos to Hamilton Health Sciences, Clinical Appropriateness & Efficiency Program.
Niagara Health System to sole provider of acute care services and the Hotel Dieu to provider of complex continuing care services in St. Catharines and Thorold, Ontario and various rehabilitation services for the region of Niagara.

Sunnybrook & Women's Bayview campus in Toronto to home of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology program and Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit which are currently located at Women's College Hospital. Sunnybrook & Women's Orthopaedic and Arthritic campus to increase capacity and develop an institute promoting research in lower limb orthopedic disease.
Women's College (downtown Toronto ) to become a self-governed and separately managed entity that will improve healthcare for women across the province and throughout Canada

August 16, 2005


Dr.Joshua Tepper to Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Human Resources Strategy, Ontario

Paul Haycraft to Accenture Inc., Health & Life Sciences
Christopher Thomas Carew to CEO of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
Sharon Baker to Vice President, Business Development, Healthtech Inc 

August 09, 2005


Carl Corter to Atkinson Chair in Early Child Development at University of Toronto
Janet M. Beed to President and Chief Executive Officer of Markham Stouffville Hospital
Dr. Jim MacLean, Lead of Primary Care Health Results Team, Ontario renewed for another year.

Shelagh Maloney to Infoway’s Investment Strategy and Alliances team as Regional Alliance Executive for Ontario (better late than never Shelagh).

August 02, 2005


Summer to August – short term assignment.

July 26, 2005


Dr. Brian Postl [President and CEO of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority] to Federal Advisor on Wait Times.
Karimah Es Sabar to BC Biotech as Executive Director

David Ricks to Elli Lilly as President and General Manager

Naseem Somani to Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories as Chief Executive Officer

Wendy Fucile, Vice President, Clinical Programs and Chief Nursing Officer at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and
Dr. Dylan Taylor, cardiologist and co-medical director at the University of Alberta Hospital and Stollery Children's Hospital, two participants in Executive Training for Research Application (EXTRA).
Bruce Richmond to chair of the board of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

July 19, 2005


Tony Dagnone, CEO of London Health Sciences Centre to Chair of the Change Foundation

Gail Donner, Partner, Donner/Wheeler to Board of the Change Foundation

W. Scott Dudgeon, Executive Director, Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative to Board of the Change Foundation

John Hudson, Vice Chair Kingston General Hospital to Board of the Change Foundation

Teddene Long, Board of York Central Hospital to Board of the Change Foundation

Gale Murray, President and CEO Change Foundation to Board of the Change Foundation

Hilary Short, President and CEO, Ontario Hospital Association to Board of the Change Foundation

Leo Steven, President and CEO Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Sciences Centre to Board of the Change Foundation

July 12, 2005


Dr. Brian Golden to Chair of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi to Associate Director, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care at HPME. University of Toronto

July 05, 2005


Ontario's Premier McGuinty will lead the newly created Ministry of Research and Innovation, and

Jim Watson becomes Minister of Health Promotion.

June 28, 2005


Flat Henry to a summer visit at the Hospital for Sick Children

June 21, 2005


Myrna Francis to Vice President, Marketing-Healthcare Sector, CGI

Spring to Summer, early this morning.

June 14, 2005


Dr. Ingrid Söchting to assistant director, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.

In recognition of a huge break-through in diabetes treatment, the Canadian Government awarded Dr. Garth Warnock and his research team a prestigious Meritorious Service Medal (civil division), which distinguishes achievements that bring honour to the country.

June 07, 2005


Professor Sioban Nelson to Dean, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Yves Portelance to Vice President and General Manager, Hospital and Automation Solutions, McKesson Canada

Pierre Coulombe to President, National Research Council of Canada

Stephen DeFalco to Chief Operating Office, MDS Inc.

Madeline Boscoe to Honorary Doctorate from the University of Ottawa

May 31, 2005


Dr. Susan Jaglal to first joint Chair in Rehabilitation Research by Toronto Rehab and U of T.

Joseph Rotman to Chair, Expert panel on Commercialization

Carol Wilding to president Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation
Peter Bleyer to interim president of the Canadian Council on Social Development

May 24, 2005


Official pending appointees to LHIN ( Ontario ) boards here: http://www.ontla.on.ca/committees/agenda_government_agencies.htm

May 17, 2005


Matthew Morgan to Courtyard Group

Dr. Richard Seeley to Chief of Staff at St. Peter's Health System, Hamilton

Rt. Hon. Don Mazankowski honoured by the naming of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Michele Lahey to Senior Vice President, Health Services, Capital Health, Edmonton

Lindsay Healey to Senior Director, Healthcare Business Development, TELUS

Dr. Kellie Leitch, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario at London Health Sciences Centre and The University of Western Ontario's Schulich School of Medicine to Canada's Top 40 Under 40.
Karen McGrath to Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

May 10, 2005


Dr. Robert Bell to CEO, University Health Network, Toronto (effective June 15, 2005)
Dr. David Naylor to CEO, University of Toronto. (effective Oct. 1, 2005)

Dr.Janet Rossant to Chief of Research at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Kerry Munro to General Manager at Yahoo Canada

Mark Hurst to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

Paul Davies to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association

Jeff Hayward to Computer Associates Canada as Vice President, Marketing
Pierre Coulombe to President, National Research Council of Canada

Stephen DeFalco to MDS Inc. as Chief Operating Officer
David Ricks to Eli Lilly Canada as President and General Manager

May 03, 2005


Boyd Rowe to CEO, Labrador-Grenfell Regional Integrated Health Authority, Newfoundland & Labrador

George Tilley to CEO, Eastern Regional Integrated Health Authority, Newfoundland & Labrador

David Diamond to CEO, Central Regional Integrated Health Authority, Newfoundland & Labrador.

April 12, 2005


EdKilroy has left IBM Canada to become the CEO of Symcor Inc.
Dr. Chris Mazza to Strategic Lead: Ontario emergency transport medicine systems

Dr. Matthew Morgan is on vacation. More when he returns.

Ferzana Gillani to Project Manager for the Hospital Report series - (OHA/ MOHLTC)

WarrenDiClemente is now Vice President, Operations and Educational Services at OHA

April 05, 2005


Irving Gold to Director, Knowledge Transfer and Exchange, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

Carolyn Cross to President & CEO at Biopharma Corp.
Dr. John Dillon to GlaxoSmithKline Canada as Vice President, Research & Development

Ed Dybka toVice President, Marketing at GlaxoSmithKline

Dr. Jay Kleiman to Vasogen Inc. as Head of Cardiovascular Development

Dr. Michael Shannon to Vasogen Inc. as Vice President, Medical Affairs

Martin Vali to Director, Scientific Operations, Oncology Business Unit at Novartis

David Wingnean to Isotechnika Inc. as Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs

John Dillon to Vice President, Research & Development, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

Jean-Francois Pouliot to Schering Canada as Director, Scientific Research, Oncology

March 22, 2005


SteveHoscheit to President & CEO, Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation 

March 15, 2005


Canadians to Florida , South Carolina , California and Arizona . One week only.
Dr. Michel Tétreault to President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Boniface General Hospital, Manitoba

Lisa Maslove to Project Manager at the Health Council of Canada

Wilson Banwell and The Graham Lowe Group join forces

March 08, 2005


FraserHealth: the complete organization.

Jonathan Guss to CEO of the Ontario Medical Association
Darlene Barnes to Integrated Vice President, Emergency Services, St. Joseph's Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences

Charlotte Daniels to Integrated Vice President, Cardiac Services, St. Joseph's Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences

Winnie Doyle to Integrated Vice President, Mental Health, St. Joseph's Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences

Paul Faguy to Integrated Vice President, Clinical Support & Hospital Services, St. Joseph's Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences

Jerry Garcia to Partner leading Health and Life Sciences at Accenture

John Vogelzang, President and CEO David Thompson Health Region, Regent, American College of Healthcare Executives

Joseph Kleinman, Assistant Director, Human Resources Jewish General Hospital, Regent, American College of Healthcare Executives

Joseph Mapa, President & CEO Mount Sinai Hospital, Regent, American College of Healthcare Executives

March 01, 2005


Keith Anderson to Interim President and CEO of Fraser Health. Replacing Bob Smith.

Pam Whitnack to CEO, Chinook Health Region in Alberta replacing GilTourigny.

Eugene Motruk , CEO of The Heartland Regional Health Authority in Saskatchwan, is retiring.

Ruth Lyons to acting CEO at Restigouche Health Authority in New Brunswick.

The new (effective April 01.05) Central Regional Integrated Health Authority in Newfoundland and is recruiting for an executive team.