Ms. Elisabeth Ross, MHSc, Chief Executive Officer, Ovarian Cancer Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
Ms. Elisabeth Ross was Executive Director of the National Ovarian Cancer Association before initiating a merge with Canada’s only other national ovarian cancer organization, based in Vancouver, BC. In recognition of her change leadership, in 2007, Elisabeth was appointed CEO of what is now Ovarian Cancer Canada. Her previous roles include Regional Director of the Neonatal Follow-up Program for the Hospital for Sick Children, Mount Sinai and North York General Hospital and founder and Executive Director of AboutFace International. She has been honored with several awards including WXN’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, the Order of Ontario, Parent/Patient Leadership Award from the Cleft Palate Foundation, the Harold Livergant Award and the Robert Wood Johnson Award, both from the Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto. Ms Ross has been actively involved in the CCOCR meetings since their inception in 2002.