Shared Health and fitness has decided on Lanette Siragusa — who became a single of the public faces of Manitoba’s COVID-19 pandemic response — as its new main executive officer. She will begin on Monday. 

Siragusa is “a born chief whose huge expertise in health and fitness care make her a normal preference” for the career, said Brenna Shearer, Shared Health’s board chair, in a news release.

“We are delighted to welcome Lanette back again to Shared Health as our CEO and imagine her existence in our group will profit sufferers and personnel in the course of the province.”

Shared Overall health is the business that oversees the shipping and delivery of wellbeing treatment in the province.

A registered nurse, Siragusa initially joined Shared Wellness in 2017 and served as the organization’s 1st main nursing officer.

She took a management job in the course of when the pandemic began, serving as the co-incident commander of Manitoba’s COVID-19 response.

Siragusa became a house title to numerous in the province while appearing together with Chief Community Overall health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin during normal information conferences, the place she delivered updates on the pandemic’s outcomes on the health-care procedure.

She still left Shared Wellness in early 2022 to become the vice-dean of training at the University of Manitoba’s Rady College of Overall health Sciences.

She takes around the helm of Shared Health from Adam Topp, whose resignation was announced on Thursday. He stepped down two a long time into his five-year deal.

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