Founded by the Toronto Region Board of Trade and incubated by MaRS Discovery District, TOHealth! is a unique platform to convene the Toronto Region Health Cluster and create health and wealth for the region.

OUR PURPOSE

We support and promote the Toronto Region Health Cluster’s vision to be globally renowned for its dynamic health innovation ecosystem, placing it among the world’s top health clusters.

Our activities will increase cohesiveness and global profile of the Cluster, in order to meet the Cluster’s objectives of growing international and local investment in the sector, supported by a deep qualified talent pool.

Our values

INCLUSIVE

TO Health! works on behalf of all Cluster stakeholders for collective benefit.

COLLABORATIVE

TO Health! provides a unique platform to convene Cluster stakeholders, enabling novel collaborations as well as promotion of collective strengths.

GLOBALLY FOCUSSED

TO Health! projects an externally-focused, collective image of its stakeholders.

Strategic Priorities

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COHESION LOCALLY

Sector expertise to facilitate stakeholder interactions that better leverage opportunities growing within the Cluster and enabling novel partnerships locally

PROFILE GLOBALLY

Promoting and showcasing the Cluster through a united brand, presence and voice in order to increase opportunities for attracting outside investment and building the talent pool

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Cluster Objectives and Priorities

TOHealth! convened leaders from the ecosystem to participate in creating the first articulated set of Cluster Objectives and Priorities in order to create jobs and grow the economy of the region. This galvanizes and coordinates all-stakeholder efforts and creates transparent and achievable targets for the benefit of the entire Cluster.

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Board of Directors

Ella Korets-Smith

CEO / Director TOHealth!

Elaine Campbell

Retired, Former President & CEO, AstraZeneca Canada

Eileen M. McMahon

Partner, Torys LLP

Paola Cipolla

Audit Leader, Biotechnology Industry, GTA KPMG

Steering Committee

Scott Kaplanis

Partner,
Epic Capital Management, Co-chair, TOHealth! Steering Committee

Allan Miranda

Head, JLABS Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Co-chair, TOHealth! Steering Committee

David Campbell

EVP and Chief Operating Officer,
Freeman Audio Visual Canada

Bob Darling

Director, Economic Development,
City of Brampton

Keith Liu

SVP, Products & Innovation, Klick Health

Derek Newton

Assistant Vice-President, Innovation, Partnerships and Entrepreneurship, University of Toronto

Leigh Smout

Executive Director, World Trade Centre

Michael May

CEO,
Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine

France Dube

Director of Government Affairs, Stakeholders and Corporate Responsibility,
AstraZeneca

Frederic Fasano

Chief Executive Officer,
Servier Canada Inc.

Susan Marlin

President and CEO,
Clinical Trials Ontario

Dr. William E. Reichman

President and Chief Executive Officer, Baycrest

Alexis Sciuk

Senior Manager Patient Access, Public Payers and Health Policy, Pfizer

Benjamin Rovinski

Managing Director,
Lumira Ventures

Michael Williams

Director of Economic Development, City of Toronto

Pamela Winsor

Chief Marketing Officer,
Medtronic Canada

Raphael Hofstein

President and CEO, MaRS Innovation

David Wattling

VP Telus Health (retired)

Frank Florio

Past President BD Canada, Chair Talent Working Group

Chris Carson

Vice President, Partner Relations and Transformation, LifeLabs

Steering Committee Alumni

Michelle DiEmanuele

President and CEO,
Trillium Health Partners

Stefan Larson

Venture Partner, Versant Ventures

Paul Lepage

President Telus Health and Telus Ventures

Vivek Goel

Vice President Research and Innovation, University of Toronto

Paul Lirette

Past President, GSK Canada

Barry McLellan

Former President and CEO of Sunnybrooke Sciences Centre (Retired)

Neil Fraser

President of Medtronic Canada

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