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Two Sjögren’s Society of Canada Change-makers Recognized on First Canadian Women Changing Healthcare List

Across the United States, the week of August 19 – 25  celebrates Women in Healthcare (XX in Health Week).  These leaders are unsung heroes affecting change and spearheading the charge to transform healthcare on behalf of patients.  2013 marks the first year that Canadian women are acknowledged for their leadership.

On August 19th, 2013 the first annual list of Canadian Women Changing Healthcare was announced by Zal Press, Patient Commando.  The Sjögren’s Society of Canada is proud to announce that the outstanding efforts of President, Lee Durdon and Board of Director, Annette McKinnon were recognized on the Canadian list and their stories featured.  The Sjögren’s Society salutes these “transformers”!  Congratulations and thank you for your leadership!

Click on their names to read their stories:

Lee Durdon                  Annette McKinnon


Click here for Patient Commando Article, “XX in Health – Canadian Women Changing Health”, August 19, 2013 by Zal Press in Community Action, Patient Commando Blog

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Huffington Post “Highlighting Canadian Women in Healthcare”

 August 26, 2013 – Article by Shirley Williams of the Huffington Post acknowledging Canadian Women Changing Healthcare. Click-on the link to read the full article: …

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