Christopher Carruthers (Chair)

Constituency: Community
Board Committees:
Executive (Chair)
Building Program
Community Relations and Advancement
Nominating (Chair)
Dr. Carruthers, B.Sc., M.D., M.B.A., I.C.D., is consultant in health care and corporate director. He is a retired orthopedic surgeon and the previous Chief of Staff of The Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Carruthers is a graduate of Carleton University (BSc.), the University of Ottawa (MD), and Concordia University’s Executive MBA program. He has a strong interest in boards, and including Carleton, he sits on The Ottawa Airport Authority board and is the Chair of the Mach-Gaensslen Foundation. His previous board appointments include Canadian Blood Services, Accreditation Canada The Ottawa Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, The Ontario Hospital Association and Ashbury College.  He is a past Chair of the Ashbury College Board and its Foundation. Dr. Carruthers is the Board’s representative on Senate.  He has been re-elected to the Board for a three-year term, ending on June 30, 2017.

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