Karen Davies - Health Sciences Award
Vice President/Chief Nursing Executive, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital
(Graduated: Nursing 1991)
Karen Davies is Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Throughout her nursing career, she has been passionate about transforming patient care, transformational leadership and emotional intelligence in the workplace. Davies is a visionary leader whose success is attributed to a values-based leadership style focusing on respect for people, accountability and results. She has helped improve quality of health care through her work nationally as a Surveyor with Accreditation Canada, and as an Adjunct Professor and Clinical Instructor with the School of Nursing, and on a daily basis as a leader in our healthcare system.