BScN, MSc, PhD, FAAN Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship Academic Chair, World Health Innovation Network (WIN) Scientific Director & CEO, Supply Chain Advancement Network in Health (SCAN Health) Odette School of BusinessDirector of Clinical Research, HIMSS Analytics
Dr. Anne Snowdon is a Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Academic Chair of the World Health Innovation Network (WIN) and Scientific Director and CEO of SCAN Health, a Networks of Centres of Excellence International Knowledge Translation Platform located at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business. Dr. Snowdon leads the work of the first Canadian health innovation centre with formal ties to the U.S., building collaborative partnerships between the two countries to advance the health of populations and accelerate health system innovation in both countries 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 leading over 15 innovation research initiatives across seven Canadian provinces that collaborate with government, health professionals, private industry, foundations and families. She is the current Vice Chair of the Board of the Directors for Alberta Innovates, a board member for the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and has recently been appointed to the Health Futures Council of Arizona State University (ASU).
She is also an Associate Professor to the adjunct academic staff of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University, Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, Adjunct Faculty at the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and Adjunct Professor of Clinical Supply Chain Innovation at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark.
Dr. Snowdon has published more than 140 research articles, papers and cases, has received over $22 million in research funding, holds patents and has commercialized a highly successful booster seat product for children traveling in vehicles. She holds a PhD in Nursing from the University of Michigan, an MSc from McGill University, and BScN from Western University. She is a Fulbright Scholar, a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurses and received the CIHR Partnership Award for her partnership with the automotive industry focused on injury prevention for children.