Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives and Engagement
Maria Judd leads the newly amalgamated organization to accelerate change, working closely
with colleagues and partners to shape the organization’s long-term strategy and identify and
deliver new initiatives. Her portfolio includes cross cutting priority areas such as patient
partnerships and Indigenous health.
A physiotherapist and epidemiologist by background, and NHS Quality and Safety Fellow, Maria
brings a passion for healthcare improvement, and a patient-first perspective, that has evolved
from her diverse roles within the health system as a community health centre board member,
clinician, program manager and researcher. She was previously CFHI's Vice-President,
Programs. In this capacity, Maria played a key role in CFHI’s evolution, including strategic
planning, partnership development and the creation and implementation of new programs.