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Shirlee Sharkey, RN, CHE, M.H.Sc., BScN

Shirlee Sharkey, a registered nurse and the CEO of Saint Elizabeth Health Care, has been using social innovation for more than 25 years to tackle tough issues and improve access to care for vulnerable groups. With a strong focus on breakthrough approaches and community partnerships, she has facilitated practical solutions and had a phenomenal impact in areas such as end-of-life care, Indigenous health, and family caregiver wellness and support. A true believer in the power of people, Shirlee is a visionary leader who has dedicated her career to changing lives, health care and society for the better.