Executive Team

Ms. Sheila Jarvis

INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Sheila Jarvis joined CorHealth Ontario in February 2017 to lead the organization through a critical transition period. Since coming on board, Sheila has launched the organization’s inaugural strategic plan, a forward-thinking brand, and has championed an internal culture of collaboration to usher in a new era for the entity.

Prior to joining, Sheila was Past President & CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital ― Canada’s largest academic children’s rehabilitation facility, fully-affiliated with the University of Toronto. In this executive role, which she held for 18 years until her retirement in 2015, she led a successful merger of two children’s hospitals: rehabilitation and long term care; launched and completed a capital development project and opened a new world-class facility serving the province; negotiated a full affiliation agreement with the University of Toronto, built the Bloorview Research Institute - first of its kind in Canada for applied research in the field of childhood disabilities, launched the Teaching and Learning Institute for student and faculty development - becoming a leading Centre for simulation in paediatric rehabilitation education; and created an award-winning patient and family integrated care program to engage families in the care experience, as well as in teaching and in research.

Before joining Holland Bloorview in 1996, Sheila was Site Administrator and Vice-President of Programs and Services at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. She has served in administrative positions at other academic acute care hospitals in Toronto; SickKids and University Health Network.

Mr. Graham Woodward

SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT

Graham Woodward has focused his career on improving health care policy and planning through better use of evidence, data and collaboration. He joined the Cardiac Care Network (CCN), as Vice-President in 2015. In 2016, Graham provided executive strategic leadership in the merger of the CCN and the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) and the development of the organization’s first Strategic Plan.

Today, Graham is Senior Vice-President of the newly-formed entity, CorHealth Ontario, and leads the organization’s Health System Policy, Planning, and Performance portfolio. Prior to joining CorHealth Ontario, he helped found the Ontario Renal Network where he held two leadership roles:

  1. As Director of Clinical Programs, he led the development and implementation of clinical quality improvement initiatives identified within the Ontario Renal Plan.
  2. As Director of Planning, Reporting and Evaluation he led system improvement initiatives such as capacity planning and capital investment, funding policy (CKD QBP) and allocation, data collection, and performance reporting.

Ms. Cathy Cattaruzza

VICE-PRESIDENT

With more than 30 years’ experience working in the healthcare system, Cathy Cattaruzza has dedicated her career to improving quality of care and helping Ontarians live longer, healthier lives. She joined CorHealth Ontario in 2016, and helped guide it through the merger of the Cardiac Care Network and Ontario Stroke Network. Today, she is Vice-President of the newly-formed CorHealth Ontario.

Prior to joining, Cathy provided 23 years of front-line support in emergency nursing clinical practice in Ontario. By 2010, Cathy took on a number of senior leadership roles at Access to Care and the Ontario Renal Network Information Program at Cancer Care Ontario.

Cathy’s breadth of experience plays a vital role in fulfilling CorHealth Ontario’s mandate, bringing a strategic eye to finding opportunities to improve the healthcare system and tackling them head on. Leading both the clinical and digital teams, CorHealth Ontario hosted its first-ever Rehabilitation Call-to-Action and embarked on an Information Digital Strategy, while continuing to work alongside the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and partnering stakeholders to lead in providing best-practice recommendations.