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New Medical Health Officer for Region

Sun Country Health Region announces a change in the office of the Medical Health Office. Dr. Ross Findlater will join the Region as Medical Health Officer, on the retirement of Dr. Shauna Hudson.

Janice Giroux, Vice President Community Health for Sun Country Health Region says the Region thanks Dr. Hudson for her commitment to ensuring the health of the SCHR population and improving the quality of health services.

“We are grateful for all the time she has given us over the past 10 years,” she says.

The Region is also excited to have Dr. Findlater join the Public Health team,” says Mrs. Giroux.

“The expertise and experience he brings will be a benefit to our partners in the Region and the community.”

Dr. Findlater has a lengthy career in Saskatchewan which has spanned a variety of positions. Since returning from a year in Bolivia as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist with Canadian University Students Overseas this summer, Dr. Findlater has worked with Saskatchewan Health on new programs.  

Prior to the year in Bolivia, Dr. Findlater most recently worked as a Deputy Medical Health Officer in Saskatoon, Program Director for the Community Medicine Residency Training Program at the University of Saskatchewan, the Chief Medical Health Officer for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, and as a Medical Health Officer in RQHR.  He also worked in India on the National Polio Surveillance Program in 2008.

Prior to completing his specialist training in Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 1996, Dr. Findlater worked as a Family Physician and Emergency Physician in Regina and also worked internationally in Nepal and Thailand. Dr. Findlater completed his Medical Degree at McGill University.

Posted on October 22.  



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