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Interior Health hires new head of tertiary services

Interior Health has named its new vice-president of tertiary services. Susan Brown has been appointed to the position and will replace Joanne Konnert, who announced her retirement earlier this year.

Brown will start her new job Sept. 6.

In her role with IH,  Brown will work closely with doctors and staff at  Kelowna General Hospital and Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops to deliver a seamless tertiary service for the two major hospitals in the southern Interior. In addition, she will also play a key role in the expansion of Interior Health’s cardiac program and the development of the UBC medical school.

Brown’s career in health-care operations has spanned 28 years in both Canada and the United Kingdom.

Most recently she worked for the Fraser Health Authority as executive director of medicine for Fraser Health’s 12 hospitals.

In addition, she also oversaw health-care operations at the Peace Arch Hospital and for the White Rock community.

“I am very pleased that Susan has accepted this role with Interior Health,” said IH chief executive officer Dr. Rober Halpenny.

“Her experience in health-care operations, combined with a passion for collaborative leadership and building strong stakeholder partnerships will make her a welcome addition to the Interior Health.”

 

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