Wendy Carew – Population Health Lead, Ontario Health North


Wendy Carew brings over 30 years’ experience facilitating community based strategies in northern Ontario.  She worked for 20 years as a senior director within the public health system in Ontario. Her areas of passion include:  equity, community engagement, research, evaluation and communication.  She currently works at Ontario Health North (OHN) in system and strategy planning as the Population Health Lead.   Wendy’s focus is integrating population health approaches across the region in partnership with both health and non-health sectors.  She chairs the Northern Ontario Age Friendly Network and is the regional lead for Stay on Your Feet (SOYF), the healthy aging strategy aimed at keeping older adults healthy, active and living independently.  Their website:  www.stayonyourfeet.ca.

Wendy will speak during Session 10: Social Environment Showcase and Looking Ahead Panel of the conference on March 24 starting at 10:30 a.m.