Dr. Kathryn Todd

Vice President, Provincial Clinical Excellence, Alberta Health Services

Kathryn is an experienced leader and researcher, her passion is using research and innovation to improve quality of care and health outcomes.

In her current role Kathryn is responsible for providing provincial leadership of the Strategic Clinical NetworksTM, innovation, research strategy and operations, knowledge management, data and analytics, and provincial programs for Senior’s Health and Continuing Care, Addictions and Mental Health, Population and Public Health, and the Provincial Indigenous Wellness Core.

Kathryn is an active researcher at the University of Alberta, where she continues to investigate the central nervous system response to disease and injury. She is a full Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, and an Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Pediatrics and Medicine (Neurology).

She has received numerous awards from provincial and national funding organizations, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and team grants from Alberta Innovates and the Canada Foundation for Innovation. She has published over 200 manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters.