Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship,
Odette School of Business, University of Windsor
Scientific Director & CEO, SCAN Health
Chief Scientific Research Officer, HIMSS
Dr. Anne Snowdon is a Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor. Dr. Snowdon is leading a national community of practice and research program focused on the capacity of health supply chain to enable health system responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in seven Canadian provinces. This work builds on a well-established program of research focused on healthcare supply chain, and health system innovation to achieve sustainability, economic value and productivity by providing support for innovators and entrepreneurs to successfully bring their discoveries to the Canadian, U.S. and world markets.
Currently, Dr. Snowdon is the Scientific Director and CEO for SCAN Health, Chief Scientific Research Officer for HIMSS, Vice Chair of the Board of the Directors for Alberta Innovates, and member of the Health Futures Council of Arizona State University. She is an Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and the Centre for Innovative Medical Technology at the University of Southern Denmark.
Dr. Snowdon has published more than 150 research articles, papers and cases, has received over $25 million in research funding, holds patents and has commercialized a highly successful booster seat product for children traveling in vehicles, and is a Fulbright Scholar. She holds a PhD in Nursing from the University of Michigan, MSc from McGill University, and BScN from Western University.
Lori Turik is responsible for establishing the strategic, operational and financial management of the Supply Chain Advancement Network in Health (SCAN Health). She has extensive background providing strategic, business development, government and stakeholder relations and communications advice to public and private sector clients in her capacity as a Consultant. Her clients included the pharmaceutical industry, health care providers, not-for-profit associations and private businesses. Lori is the former Executive Director of the World Health Innovation Network and Ivey International Centre of Health Innovation where she led its successful development, products and services. Lori has served as Senior Vice President Government and Industry Relations at GS1 Canada, Vice President Public Policy for the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Health, Province of Ontario and as Director of Public Health Nursing Services, North York. Lori has held appointments and has guest lectured at the University of Toronto, and York University. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from Queen's University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lakehead University. Lori is a member of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research Board of Governors and has worked on numerous boards and government committees. She continues to be involved in various professional, community and health related organizations.
Kathryn Cox is a communications and project management professional with over a decade of experience in sales, marketing and client relations. As Program Director of SCAN Health, Kathryn is responsible for corporate affairs including operations, governance, and communications. She has extensive experience with non-profit organizations and has managed over $2 million in grant funding. Kathryn has previously held roles at Critical Care Services Ontario, Brock University, and TorStar Corporation. Kathryn is a graduate of Brock University where she obtained her Bachelor of Public Health. She has completed a certificate in Project Management and holds a PMP. Her interest lies in improving population health through preventative measures with an emphasis on community capacity building and healthcare transformation.
Zena Zwayyed is an MBA student at the University of Windsor with a demonstrated history of working in digital marketing, sales, graphic design, and academia. Through working with e-Campus Ontario as a Multimedia Assistant and Student Partner, Zena has supported the University’s Faculty members with managing different projects related to developing open educational resources for educators across Ontario. She has designed various media content, ensured open licensing guideline compliance, and conceptualized visuals based on requirements. At SCANH, Zena works alongside the Program Director and the Corporate Affairs team to enhance internal and external communications, construct engaging content and marketing campaigns, and manage corporate media.