Dr. Deena Hinshaw out as Alberta’s chief medical officer of health – CBC

Alberta Health Services executive Dr. Mark Joffe to take on interim appointment

Nov 14, 2022

Dr. Deena Hinshaw is no longer Alberta’s chief medical officer of health.

In a news release Monday, the provincial government announced Hinshaw will be replaced by Dr. Mark Joffe, an Alberta Health Services vice-president.

Joffe’s interim term began Monday and will continue until the health minister rescinds the appointment, the news release said. He will continue in his current contract with AHS with no additional compensation as chief medical officer of health.

Health Minister Jason Copping said in the release that Joffe has dedicated himself to improving Albertans’ health throughout his career.

“He brings this wealth of experience and knowledge to the role of chief medical officer of health. I look forward to working with him,” Copping said.

“I also wish to thank Dr. Deena Hinshaw for her service and dedication to Albertans through the past several years.”

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/deena-hinshaw-alberta-chief-medical-officer-of-health-mark-joffe-covid-19-pandemic-1.6651416

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