Staff and Speakers

Program Staff

  • Dev Menon, Program Director

Program Advisors

  • Aslam Bhatti, Executive-in-Residence, School of Public Health; former Assistant Deputy Minister, Alberta Health
  • John Crook, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health; Commanding Officer and Chief of Staff, 1 Health Services Group, Canadian Armed Forces
  • Chris Eagle, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health; physician; former CEO, Alberta Health Services
  • Serena Humphries, Senior Research Associate, Health Technology and Policy Unit, School of Public Health
  • Dev Menon, Program Director, Fellowship in Health System Improvement; Professor, School of Public Health
  • Stephanie Montesanti, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
  • Don Philippon, Founding Director, Fellowship in Health System Improvement; Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health; former Deputy Minister, Alberta Health
  • Linda Revell, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health; President and Chief Executive Officer, Points West Living and Connecting Car
  • Tania Stafinski, Director, Health Technology Policy Unit, School of Public Health
  • Marianne Stewart

Speakers (previous year)

Former Political Leaders

  • Janet Davidson, former Deputy Minister, Alberta Health
  • Fred Horne, former Minister, Alberta Health
  • John Nilson, former Minister of Health, Saskatchewan
  • Dave Hancock, former Premier, Alberta

Health System Leaders

  • Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
  • Denise Perrett, Deputy Minister, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
  • Bill Tholl, former CEO, HealthcareCAN
  • Marcia Nelson, Executive Fellow, Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business, Haskayne School of Business and School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
  • Penny Ballem, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia; former Deputy Minister, British Columbia; City Manager, City of Vancouver

Health System Research Leaders

  • Ross Baker, Professor and Program Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Ivy Bourgeault, Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Professor, Tefler School of Management, University of Ottawa
  • Graham Dickson, Professor Emeritus and Founding Director, Centre for Health Leadership and Research, Royal Roads University
  • Lee Green, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
  • Sara Kreindler, Manitoba Mesearch Chair, Health System Innovation, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
  • Antonia Maioni, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Arts, McGill University
  • Anne Snowdon, Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor; Academic Chair, World Health Innovation Network; and Scientific Director and CEO, SCAN Health