Janet Davidson, O.C., BScN, MHSA, LLD (Hon) Health Care Consultant

Janet Davidson works in health care consulting with a focus on strategy, organization management and design, and governance. Formerly, she served as Deputy Minister of Health for Alberta.  Janet has over 40 years of experience in healthcare in the government, voluntary and hospital/community sectors in a number of Canadian jurisdictions and internationally. Janet currently holds the positions of Administrator of the Nova Scotia Health Authority and board chair of the Digital Research Alliance of Canada (DRAC). She is also a Board member of Bayshore Healthcare and the Hospital for Sick Children.  She is a Senior Fellow with the CD Howe Institute and sits on their health policy council.


Janet received a Bachelor of Nursing Science from the University of Windsor and a Master’s in Health Services Administration from the University of Alberta.  She is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Education program at Rotman, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s Global Health Leadership program and has an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the University of Windsor.  She is an Officer of the Order of Canada and has been named twice to the list of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Women.

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