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Panel: Bridging Healthcare and Business

November 14, 2017, 11:30AM - 12:50PM

Ivey Business School, Room 1120

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The Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation in collaboration with the HBA program has invited leaders in the healthcare sector to share their experiences, insights and optimism about the future of healthcare and to explore topics related to business and healthcare.

Dr. Anne Mullin, MBA '09 (Engagement Leader; Director, Team Development and Performance at Shift Health), Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor (Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at London Health Sciences Centre), and Ms. Julie Trpkovski, MBA '12, (Vice President- Mental Health, Emergency Services, Corporate Access and Flow at London Health Sciences Centre) will engage in a panel discussion with our students.

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Dr. Anne Mullin 
Dr. Anne Mullin works with leading decision-makers across the HealthSphere to amplify the impact of biomedical discoveries and healthcare innovations on the health and wellbeing of populations in both developed and developing countries.

Anne’s collaborative approach to working with clients and rich academic track record in the study of infectious disease have supported the sustainability and success of numerous international product development consortia, allowed both industry and academic partners to manage risk of high-impact clinical trials, and helped clients from industry, academia and the not-for-profit sector attract capital, establish partnerships and drive innovation. Having led engagements in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa, Anne’s client base spans the globe.

Prior to joining Shift Health, Anne was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia. While at UBC, Anne was also a committed leader in the public communication of science within British Columbia and Director of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology. Anne graduated with an MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine, a PhD in virology from The University of Cambridge and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, where she specialized in healthcare and life sciences strategy.

Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor
Dr. Schleifer Taylor is the Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at London Health Sciences Centre. She is also Executive Operations lead for the Children’s Hospital, and Vice President, Women’s Care Program. With over 20 years’ experience in health sector leadership, Jackie has been recognized for her demonstrated successes in executive leadership strategy in systems development and implementation. An advocate for patient centred care integrated within operations performance improvement, she has led operational change and innovations across several academic hospitals. Jackie promotes administrative best practices in operations management, and actively provides mentorship to emerging leaders and clinical professionals seeking a greater understanding of health sector business and practice management. Equally important to her is the call to volunteerism and she has served on a number of working groups, committees, and boards, provincially, nationally and internationally.

Her academic credentials include Baccalaureate degrees in Science, and Health Sciences from McMaster University, where she graduated from Physical Therapy, and graduate degrees, Master of Science and a PhD, from the University of Toronto.

Ms. Julie Trpkovski

Julie Trpkovski is the Vice President for Mental Health, Emergency Services and Corporate Access and Flow at the London Health Sciences Centre. Julie provides overall leadership, strategic direction, and operational management of the delivery of high-quality, patient-centred care in partnership with the respective Physician Chair Chiefs.

Prior to joining LHSC in 2016, Julie provided strategic leadership for healthcare teams within government and hospital settings in Canada for over 20 years. Most recently, Julie was the Provincial Vice President, Transplant at Ontario's Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN), where she worked with the transplant community developing programs and policies to support the development of an integrated transplant system. Prior to her position at TGLN, she was the Director of the Critical Care Program for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario where she led the development of many large scale change initiatives under the Provincial Critical Care Strategy, including the development of Ontario’s Critical Care Information System, the Surge Capacity Management Program, Performance Improvement Collaborative and the Critical Care Rapid Response Teams.

Julie is a Registered Nurse with a Masters of Business Administration with expertise in change leadership, operational and health system planning, strategic implementations, and building programs that enable organizational, regional and provincial capacity. Julie has an extensive background in critical care nursing, as well as clinical research and health system administration. Julie’s primary career mission has been to foster collaboration with clinical teams and partners to support the development of systems that enable clinical teams to provide the highest quality care for patients and their families.

Julie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) at the University of Windsor and completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business.



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