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NOSM University Announces New President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean and CEO

NOSM University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Green as incoming President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean and CEO, effective November 1, 2024. The NOSM University Board of Governors unanimously approved the appointment on June 13, 2024. Dr. Green assumes the role following the retirement of Dr. Sarita Verma. “Dr. Green is no stranger to Northern Ontario,” she said. “He is a highly skilled family physician and rural generalist who spent eight years serving the communities of Moose Factory and Kashechewan. I know that NOSM University—and the North—will continue to be in very good hands.” During his time in ...

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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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