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Dr. Owen Prowse named new Vice-President, Clinical Partnerships and Hospital Relations at NOSM University

New role, based in Thunder Bay, anticipates university expansion, enhanced medical research NOSM University is pleased to announce that Dr. Owen Prowse has accepted the position of inaugural Vice-President, Clinical Partnerships and Hospital Relations, effective March 1, 2024. Dr. Prowse is an experienced and respected urologist at TBRHSC and a leader with more than a decade in leadership roles within NOSM University. “In his 40-plus years of experience, Dr. Prowse has demonstrated not only his medical expertise but an incredible capacity for collaboration,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean, and CEO of N...

Dr. Owen Prowse named new Vice-President, Clinical Partnerships and Hospital Relations.

Dr. Cindy Blackstock named NOSM University’s Chancellor and inaugural Board of Governors announced

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, renowned Indigenous child and family rights activist and member of the Gitxsan, was named NOSM University’s inaugural Chancellor. Ms. Joy Warkentin, Chair, Transition Board of Governors, and Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Vice Chancellor, Dean and CEO of NOSM University introduced Dr. Blackstock and the new Board of Governors. “It is an honour to have Dr. Cindy Blackstock serve as NOSM University’s first Chancellor,” says Dr. Verma. “Dr. Blackstock embodies the values of social justice, respect, and integrity. As Chancellor of NOSM University, her tenacious, inspirationa...

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NOSM University seeks members for Board of Governors

Individuals who share NOSM University’s commitment to improve health-care access for the peoples and communities in Northern Ontario are encouraged to apply to join the newly established Board of Governors. NOSM University remains steadfast in its commitment to providing high-quality education to future physicians and health professionals and continue to be an internationally recognized leader in distributed, learning-centred, community-engaged education and research. Geography, culture, and socioeconomic realities create a complex tapestry of health service inequities in Northern Ontario. NOSM University commits to working with commu...

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