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Interim Zone Medical Director

April 04 , 2018

2018-04-04 AHS BelangerJoffe

On behalf of Dr. Francois Belanger and Dr. Mark Joffe, please review the announcement below regarding Dr. Sandra Corbett, Interim North Zone Medical Director:

We are very pleased to announce that Dr, Sandra Corbett will assume the role of Interim North Zone Medical Director effective April 1, 2018.

Reportiing directly to the Vice President, Quality and Chief Medical Officer and the Vice President and Medical Director, Northern Alberta, the Interim North Zone Medical Director will play a key role with AHS leadership and is ultimately accountable for all AHS Medical Staff-related matters including the application of AHS Medical Staff Bylaws as well as operational issues and decisions requiring physician/practitioner input or leadership that arise within the Zone.

Dr. Corbett graduated from the University College Cork in Ireland where she also completed her Psychiatric Residency. Immigrating to Canada in 1992, Dr. Corbett spent 4 years in Nova Scotia as a General Adult Psychiatrist before moving to Fort McMurray in 1996. During her time in Fort McMurray, Dr. Corbett served on the Board of the Alberta Medical Association from 2007-2013 and currently sits on the Northern Lights Health Foundation. Dr. Corbett played an integral role during the Fort McMurray Wildfire serving as the Senior Medical Lead for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Wildfire Addiction and Mental Health Recovery Committee from 2016-2017. In addition to these roles, Dr. Corbett was the President of the North Zone Medical Association. Dr. Corbett also served as the past President of the Alberta Psychiatric Association and Section of General Psychiatry of the Alberta Medical Association.

Dr. Corbett has many personal interests which keep her busy in her spare time including: golf, travel, drawing, painting, needlecraft activities, music, singing and many forms of dancing with a passion for tap. Dr. Corbett and her husband also have 3 adult children they enjoy spending time with.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Corbett to this interim role.

Sincerely,

Dr. Francois Belanger and Dr. Mark Joffe