UPDATED ON: Monday, January 07, 2013
Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions:
Pamela Valentine, Ph.D.,
Chief Operating Officer
From The Globe and Mail
The Board of Directors of Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Pamela Valentine as the corporation’s Chief Operating Officer, effective April 1, 2013. The Board also announced Dr. Valentine will serve as Acting Chief Executive Officer effective immediately and until April 1, 2013 when Dr. Cy Frank joins the corporation as its CEO.
Dr. Valentine has served as Vice-President, Research & Innovation at AIHS for three years. She began her tenure at the organization in 2006, initially providing leadership for the training and early career development programs before being appointed as Director, Grants and Awards in 2008.
Prior to joining AIHS, Dr. Valentine served on faculty in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary, and as a member of the Epilepsy and Brain Circuits Program at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. She holds a Ph.D., M.Sc., and B.Sc. in Psychology, all from the University of Calgary.
Among her numerous honours and awards, Dr. Valentine has received recognition for her work by the Canadian Psychological Association, Neuroscience Canada Foundation, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada and Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research.