2018 Gala Patrons

Honorary Chair


Dr. Marie Loyer, DStJ, BScN, MA, MPH, MEd, PhD

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Gala Co-Chairs


James A Robblee

Cardiac Anesthesiologist at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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Shirlee M. Sharkey, President & CEO CHE, MHSc, BScN, BA, LLD (honoris causa)

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 Honorary Patron

Michael D

Michael B. Decter

President & Chief Executive Officer LDIC Inc.

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Jo-Anne Poirier
President and Chief Executive Officer at VON

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Marilou G

Dr. Marilou Gagnon, RN, PhD

Associate Professor at the School of Nursing of the University of Ottawa

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Cathy Crowe

Cathy Crowe, RN, BAAN, M.Ed., C.M.

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Chantale LeClerc

Chantale LeClerc

CEO of the Champlain LHIN

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Wendy M

Wendy Muckle RN, BScN, MHA

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Katie Dilworth

President of Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC)

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Donna Ciliska

Donna Ciliska, RN, BScN, MScN, PhD

Professor Emeritus in the School of Nursing at McMaster University

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Alba DiCenso, CM, PhD, FCAHS

Professor Emeritus in the School of Nursing, McMaster University

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Josephine B. Etowa, PhD MN BScN RM RN FWACN FAAN

Professor and Loyer-DaSilva Research Chair in Public Health Nursing (LDRC) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa

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Claire Betker

Claire Betker, RN, PhD, CCHN(C)

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