Dr. Carruthers, B.Sc., M.D., M.B.A., I.C.D., is a consultant in health care and a corporate director. He is a retired orthopedic surgeon and previous Chief of Staff at 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 he sits on the Ottawa International Airport Authority board and is 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 was Chair of the Carleton Board from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018. He has been elected as Past Chair of the Board from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, renewable for one year.