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Appointee Biographies

Ontario Agency For Health Protection And Promotion (Public Health Ontario)


Margaret Flynn has been employed in nursing in both urban and rural communities. She has held positions at the Senior and Middle Management levels as well as front line in both the private and public sectors. As a surveyor with Accreditation Canada, she had the opportunity to assess performance of health organizations and identify opportunities for improvement to promote quality improvement and patient safety. Margaret was employed as Director of Primary and Community Health at Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre from 2013-2018 and was Patient Care Coordinator at Gateway Community Health Centre from 2009-2013. Since her move from Toronto to Brighton in 2003, other positions included Director of Nursing at a Long-Term Care facility and a Community Nursing Agency. While living in Toronto, her career in Addiction Treatment included Director of Nursing and Patient Care at Bellwood Health Services and Nurse Counsellor at the Donwood Institute.


is a past Director of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. and a member of the Audit Committee and the Investment Review Committee. Ford is a past Governor of the Shaw Festival and was a member of the Finance and Audit Committee, Governance Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee. At the time of his retirement, Ford was a Vice-President of Petro Canada, responsible for its retail and wholesale operations across Canada.


Martina Dwyer is a Lawyer for Dwyer Law Office. She has been employed in the hospital in areas such as Neonatal Intensive Care, Cardiology, Occupational Health, Labor and Delivery, and Adult Intensive Care. Aside from holding multiple professional designations, she has also completed studies in Perinatal Intensive Care (George Brown College) and Public Health Nursing (University of Windsor). Her community involvement includes serving as an examiner for the College of Pedorthist.


Frank Davis is a Canada Country Head & Senior Counsel for Pattern Energy Group LP, and a former Associate Lawyer for McCarthy Tetrault LLP. His community involvement includes serving as a Director for Canadian Wind Energy Association, and a Legal Representative/Member for Harbord Village Residents Association.


Isra Levy is a specialist in Public Health and Preventative Medicine and epidemiologist. He is currently Vice President of Medical Affairs and Innovation at Canadian Blood Services and has previously held positions as Medical Officer of Health for the City of Ottawa, and Chief Medical Officer at the Canadian Medical Association. He has also provided consultant services to Health Canada in cancer epidemiology and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario in complex occupational disease case reviews, and in an Adjunct Professor at the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa.


Theresa McKinnon is an assurance partner who has worked with not-for-profit organizations and government funded entities for over 30 years. Her healthcare experience ranges from hospitals, long-term care to community health organizations. Terri has led teams for many hospital financial statement audit engagements for 20 years. Her acute healthcare experience includes community, large academic research as well as speciality hospitals. Senior management regularly seek her advice on improving systems of internal controls, operational structures and funding reform. On a personal note, Terri is involved with Boards of not-for-profit organizations where she provides business advice and treasury support. Terri is the Vice-President of Ladies Golf Club of Toronto and is the past Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Scarborough Health Network and past Board member at Junior Achievement of Central Ontario and Girl Guides of Canada.


Mark Criger is an Indigenous Advisor for the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion at the University of Toronto.


Professor Ian McKillop joined the University of Waterloo in 2004 to take up the inaugural JW Graham Research Chair in Health Information Systems. Jointly appointed to both the School of Public Health Sciences and the Cheriton School of Computer Science, Ian works in the fields of information management and systems assurance with a particular focus on issues related to incident response, information security and performance management. As a public health professional with an accounting background, Ian brings a unique perspective bridging the worlds of public health and administration. He teaches courses on management, public health informatics as well as information security and privacy. Dr McKillop’s work has contributed to a number of standards and best practice recommendations as well as to national and provincial commissions and inquiries.


William Mackinnon is a former Partner at KPMG (1978-2008)/ Past Chair and Board member of the Toronto Board of Trade. Past Chair and Board member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants. Past Chair and Board member Michael Garron Hospital. Past Chair and Board member Toronto Foundation. Current Chair and Board member Woodgreen Foundation


Dr. Andy Smith is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.