Executive Team

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Ron Johnson, vice president

Ron Johnson, Vice President

Ron Johnson has approximately 30 years of progressive career experience in health care from front-line delivery to executive management. As Eastern Health’s vice-president, innovation and rural health, Ron holds overall responsibility...

Judy O’Keefe, vice president

Judy O’Keefe, Vice President

Judy O’Keefe is currently a vice president of clinical services with Eastern Health and has oversight for a number of programs including, among others, long-term care, population and public health, primary health care, rehabilitation,...

Collette Smith, vice president

Collette Smith, Vice President

Collette Smith is currently a vice president of clinical services and human resources. Collette has overall responsibility for various clinical and corporate programs including cardiac care, critical care, human resources,...

Lynette Oates, chief communications officer

Lynette Oates, Chief Communications Officer

As the health authority’s chief communications officer, Lynette Oates has executive oversight for and directs Eastern Health’s communications strategy with internal and external stakeholders. As a member of the executive team, she has...

Glenda Webber, executive director (interim)

Glenda Webber, Executive Director

Glenda Webber has executive responsibility for various clinical programs across the region including mental health and addictions, correctional health services, pastoral care and ethics, virtual care and infection prevention and...

Scott Bishop, vice president

Scott Bishop, Vice President

Scott Bishop is a finance professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in both the public and private sectors. As Vice President, Corporate Services, he serves as Eastern Health’s chief financial officer with...

Dr. Greg Browne, chief of staff

Greg Browne, MD, Chief of Staff

Dr. Greg Browne has been a vascular surgeon at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital since January 2003. He became chief of staff in January 2022 and has previously held other leadership roles throughout his career including divisional chief of...

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Last updated: 2023-05-05