WIN’s Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Faculty members apply a range of disciplines with the goal of advancing health system sustainability and economic growth that will deliver tangible health care benefits to all Canadians, and value to innovative Canadian companies. 

 

  • Dr. Charles Alessi

    LRCP, MRCS

    Location:

    London, England

    Current position:

    Senior Advisor, Public Health England. Lead Dementia, Public Health England. Lead new models of care and wellness, Public Health England. Senior Advisor NHS Clinical Commissioners

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Charles Alessi is a practicing GP in south west London and a Senior Advisor and lead for preventable dementia in Public Health England.

He has extensive experience of the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of senior positions in both primary and secondary care as well as Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Health Authorities and assumed the role of Chairman of the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) in January 2012. He is also Chairman of NHS Clinical Commissioners. Further, he is intimately involved in the one of the Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group providing services to over 195,000 patients, 29 practices and over a 130 GPs.

Dr. Alessi has extensive experience of working at senior levels both nationally and internationally, in Europe and the Americas. As Chair of the NAPC, he is at the heart of health reform and internationally he has been active in advising both governments and international organizations. He also has experience of military medicine acting as Director of Medicine and Clinical Governance for the British Armed Forces in Germany.

Adjunct faculty

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  • Harold Wolf III

    BSc

    Location:

    Denver, Colorado, USA

    Current position:

    Director with The Chartis Group and National Leader for its Information and Digital Health Strategy practice

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  • Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest

    Credentials:

    MA, PhD

    Location:

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Current position:

    Director and Palmer Chair for the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.

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  • Dr. Kathleen MacMillan

    BSc, MA, MSc, PhD

    Location:

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Current position:

    Director and Professor of the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University

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  • Dr. VK Singh

    MBBS, MHA, MPhil

    Location:

    New Delhi, India

    Current position:

    Director of Healthcare Asia for Lean Healthcare Excellence-Simpler

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  • Iris Ko

    MBA

    Location:

    Ontario, Canada

    Current position:

    Professor in Georgian College’s Research Analyst Postgraduate Program.

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  • Dr. Donald E. Lighter

    MD, MBA

    Location:

    Tennessee, USA

    Current position:

    Professor and core faculty for the Physicians’ Executive MBA program at the University of Tennessee and as Director of The Institute for Healthcare Quality Research and Education.

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  • Dr. Tom McGowan

    BSc, MD, MBA

    Location:

    Nassau, Bahamas

    Current position:

    The managing director of The Cancer Centre Bahamas and of The Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean.

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  • Dr. Dave Williams

    CM, MD, MSc, BSc

    Location:

    Toronto, Canada

    Current position:

    President and CEO, Southlake Regional Health Centre

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