M. Patrice Lindsay

Patrice Lindsay is currently the Director of Health Systems at the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canada. She leads strategic directions for evidence informed systems change in planning and delivering health services across the care continuum for individuals with a range of heart conditions, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment. She is senior editor of the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations leading clinical guideline development and quality monitoring initiatives. She is a leader and innovator in approaches to the active and meaningful inclusion of people with lived experience in all Heart & Stroke and partnership activities. Dr. Lindsay is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for her efforts to improve stroke care and outcomes in Canada and internationally and has recently been recognized as one of the World Stroke organization’s leading Women in Stroke. She has a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Western Ontario, completed her PhD in Health Services Research, Evaluation and Outcomes at the University of Toronto. She sits on several national and international advisory committees and research collaborations.

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