Minister of Health announces appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
"I am delighted to announce the appointment of this prestigious group of Canadians to CIHR's Governing Council. I am particularly pleased to have appointed the first woman Chairperson in CIHR’s history. The diversity of their knowledge and experience will be invaluable for CIHR as the agency continues to invest wisely in health research for the benefit of all Canadians."
The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health
“I would like to express my gratitude to these five exceptional individuals and to all the members of CIHR’s Governing Council. By volunteering their time and sharing their expertise and wisdom, they are helping to ensure that we continue to support the discoveries and innovations that improve the health of Canadians and strengthen the health care system.”
Dr. Michael J. Strong, President, CIHR
CIHR knows that research has the power to change lives. As Canada's health research investment agency, CIHR collaborates with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve the health of Canadians and strengthen Canada’s health care system.
Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to health researchers and trainees across Canada.
CIHR's Governing Council comprises a group of up to 18 distinguished Canadians who together provide oversight and strategic direction for the organization and evaluate its overall performance.
Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health
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