Anita has over 27 years of hands-on experience working in a fast paced health and social services system. Anita joins JHAH from Canada’s Manitoba Health, Public Health and Primary Health Division, where she held the position of Executive Director of Public Health.

Throughout her career Anita has developed positive working relationships with different levels of government, agencies, Community Health Advisory committees, resident groups and diverse populations. Her breadth of experience includes a robust working knowledge of intersectoral strategies, service coordination for complex case management, disease management programs, health risk assessment, wellness and lifestyle management strategies, outreach services, health promotion and prevention, community development approaches and understanding the impact of health and social determinants on population health.