Salus Global Announces Two New Board Appointments

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Salus Global is pleased to announce two new appointments to the Board of Directors:  Ms. Wendy Nicklin and Dr. Helen Scott.




Ms. Nicklin is President (Board Chair) of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)  She is a valued active partner in discussions about improving the quality of health care and a recognized health care leader both across Canada and internationally.  Her experience has included the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety, a founding Board member on the Canadian Patient Safety Institute Board and over 11 years as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Accreditation Canada.


She obtained her academic degrees at McGill University and has extensive experience as a critical care nurse.


Helen Scott


Dr. Scott is Chief Executive Officer and one of the founders of CanWaCH, an epidemiologist and a leader with a track record of building and leading initiatives and partnerships in reproductive, maternal and child health and rights.  She is passionate about analyzing, integrating, and sharing data to advance the solutions to complex challenges in community health. As a collaborator, she cultivates partnerships that empower organizations to deepen their impact, reach, and relevance in order to drive progress and mobilize for collective action.


She holds an Assistant Professor appointment at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She completed a doctorate in epidemiology at the University of Toronto, where she was awarded a Vanier Canada Scholarship. Over her career, she has worked with the World Health Organization, Health Canada, Provincial Health Units, hospital research institutes, and not for profits.


Commenting on the appointments, Board Chair and CEO of the SOGC, Dr. Jenny Blake shared, “On behalf of the Salus Global Board, we are delighted to be joined by Dr. Helen Scott and Ms. Wendy Nicklin, working together to improve safety and quality in healthcare. Their extensive expertise will make them invaluable assets to Salus Global and to the delivery of safe, high quality health care.”


Salus Global President and CEO, Malcolm Eade reflected: “Our Board of Directors provides much valued strategic guidance to the organization.  The addition of Ms. Nicklin and Dr. Scott reinforces the emphasis of the Strategic Plan”, he further noted.  “We work with teams, so we recognize that every member of the Board team has an important role to play.  These two new appointments are significant for Salus Global.  We look forward to the insights and stewardship that our Board will bring us in our quest to make Canada the best place in the world to give and receive healthcare.”


The Salus Global 2020 Board of Directors are:

  1. Dr. Jenny Blake: CEO, SOGC
  2. Dr. Doug Bell:  Associate Executive Director and Managing Director Safe Medical Care, CMPA
  3. Dr. Amanda Black: Professor, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  4. Dr. Jean-Joseph Condé: President and Chair of Council, Canadian Medical Protective Association
  5. Ms. Catherine Gaulton: CEO, HIROC
  6. Ms. Wendy Nicklin: President (Board Chair), ISQua
  7. Dr. Helen Scott: CEO, CanWaCH
  8. Richard Wilson: CA

Salus Global is a specialty healthcare consulting and implementation firm committed to transforming teams of experts into expert teams. Through programs like the flagship amproOB/moreOB Program and the newly invigorated moreEX/amproEX Programs, Salus Global has had the privilege of working with over 300 hospitals and 16,000 participants over the past ten plus years. The results include reductions in adverse events, reductions in costs, and improved teamwork and communication across disciplines.

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