Incoming Scientific Director
Dr. Claire Betker is currently the acting executive director of the Population and Public Health Branch with MB Health, Seniors and Active Living, and is the president of the Canadian Nurses Association. Claire will join the NCCDH on March 4, 2019. A registered nurse, Claire brings a wealth of expertise, rich networks and a passion to translate knowledge and evidence, especially to position public health to advance health equity. Her visionary and strategic leadership will strengthen public health decision-making, policy and practice by deepening the NCCDH’s impact, relevance, reach and partnerships.