Our Board of Directors

The UOHI Board RoomThe Heart Institute governance structure is unique and provides solid ground to promote organizational development.

Partnering in the delivery of outstanding clinical services
Partnering in the delivery of outstanding clinical services

Its commitment to the measurement of outcomes and its steady engagement in our pursuit of excellence across all areas have helped us reach new heights.

Elected Members

  • Lawrence Soloway
    Elected Director, Chairman of the Board
  • Paul LaBarge
    Elected Director
    Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors
    Chair, Governance Committee
  • Donald Bayne
    Elected Director
  • Latifa Belmahdi
    Elected Director
    Chair, French Language Committee
  • Graham Bird
    Elected Director
    Chair, Redevelopment Committee
  • Sylvain Chalut
    Elected Director
    Chair, Information Technology Committee
  • Robert Cushman
    Elected Director
  • Jacques Emond
    Elected Director
  • Richard L’Abbé
    Elected Director
  • Tom Manley
    Elected Director
  • Dalton McGuinty
    Elected Director
  • Lori O’Neill
    Elected Director
    Chair, Joint Finance & Audit Committee

Ex-Officio Members

  • Katherine Cotton
    Vice-Chair, The Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors
  • Robert Giroux
    Chair, Board of Governors, University of Ottawa
  • Barbara Farber
    Chair, UOHI Foundation Board of Directors
  • Coralie Lalonde
    Chair, OHIRC Board of Directors
    Quality Committee
  • Thierry Mesana
    President and CEO
  • Mona Nemer
    Vice President, Research
    University of Ottawa
  • Heather Sherrard
    Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations
    Chief Nursing Officer
  • Jeffrey Turnbull
    Chief of Medical Staff, The Ottawa Hospital

Honorary Associate

  • Donald S. Beanlands
    Honorary Associate