Executive Committee

Meet our Executive Committee

DAVID MUSYJ - President & Chief Executive Officer

David MusyjDavid Musyj is the President and CEO at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). He joined WRH in 2000 and became the President and CEO in December 2007. David is licensed to practice law in both Ontario and the State of Michigan. Under his leadership, the Windsor Regional Hospital vision, Outstanding Care - No Exceptions is a living and breathing statement that inspires the entire team at the hospital. David believes the engine of WRH is its staff and he is committed to working with them to create a healthy, motivating, and rewarding workplace. In keeping with this philosophy, WRH continues to strive for excellence and innovation. Born and raised in Essex County.

Email: David.Musyj@wrh.on.ca
Phone Number: 519-254-5577 ext. 56018
Cell: 519-995-2966
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KAREN MCCULLOUGH - Chief Operating Officer & Chief Nursing Executive

Karen McCulloughKaren McCullough RN, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed. is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). She joined WRH in 1988 and has been in her COO/CNE role since 2013. Karen provides ongoing support and guidance to the clinical Vice Presidents and Acute Care Directors as they work directly with frontline leadership and staff to meet the needs of patients and families and fulfill the hospital's vision of Outstanding Care - No Exceptions! Karen is also a certified Lean Consultant. This has been an asset as the organization searched for and obtained the services of a consulting partner, KM&T, to assist the organization in building the foundation for continuous process improvements using Lean principles and techniques. Karen’s passion is patient safety and quality and she has a keen interest and ability to lead system and process improvements.

Email: Karen.McCullough@wrh.on.ca
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DR. WASSIM SAAD - Chief of Professional Staff

Dr. Wassim SaadDr. Wassim Saad, MD, FRCPC, FACP is the Chief of Staff at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). He joined WRH in 2013. Prior to that, he held privileges with HDGH starting in 2005. Dr. Wassim Saad completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Windsor before completing his medical degree at the University of Ottawa in 2001. After a few years as Chief Medical Resident at Toronto’s Western Hospital (part of the University Health Network of hospitals) and later Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Saad returned to our region to join the internal medicine staff at the former Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital in 2005. Most recently, Dr. Saad has been Chief of the Department of Medicine at WRH as well as Academic Director of Postgraduate Medicine for the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry’s Windsor program.

Email: Wassim.Saad@wrh.on.ca
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MARK FATHERS - Vice President, Corporate Services and CFO

Mark FathersMark Fathers, BComm, CPA, CA, is the Vice President of Corporate Services and the CFO at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). He joined WRH in 1996 and has been in his VP role since 2013. In this role, he oversees finance, security, facilities, admitting, and transcription, as well as guest services including housekeeping, portering, and food and nutrition. Mark is one of the Executive Co-Leads for the Standardization and Optimization Process (SOP) Quality-Based Procedures (QBPs) Pathway Improvement Program. Mark is Past President and board member of the Windsor Essex County Chartered Accountants Association. He is currently a Board Member of TransForm the Hospital’s Shared Services Organization and sits on their Audit, Finance, and Resources Committee.

Email: Mark.Fathers@wrh.on.ca
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MARK FERRARI - Executive Director of the Windsor Family Health Team

Mark FerrariMark Ferrari, BA (Hons) is the Executive Director of the Windsor Family Health Team. He joined the WRH Executive Committee in 2008. Mark is the founding ED of the Family Health Team and in his affiliated role has been able to create new and innovative ways for acute care and primary care to work in alignment to improve patient flow and patient experience within the local system of health care. Mark also provides oversight to a local Community Health Centre, is a partner to health services at St. Clair College, and will soon be opening a Team Care Centre. He has been instrumental in the success of a number of local collaborations around LGBTIQ health care services and various population health initiatives. He has a keen interest in community development and health equity.

Email: Mark.Ferrari@wrh.on.ca

JONATHAN FOSTER - Vice President of Emergency Services and Mental Health

Johnathan FosterJonathan Foster, BA Hons, MSW, RSW, is the Vice President of Emergency Services and Mental Health at Windsor Regional Hosptial (WRH). He joined WRH in 2006 and has been in his VP role since January 2020. As Vice President, Emergency Services and Mental Health. Jonathan provides support and guidance for these departments with data-driven process improvement and redesign initiatives to improve patient outcomes. He is passionate about developing high performing teams throughout his portfolio and contributing to new initiatives across the organization.

Email: Jonathan.Foster@wrh.on.ca
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THERESA MORRIS - Vice President of Medicine and Corporate Patient Flow

Theresa MorrisTheresa Morris, RN BScN MN is the Vice President of Medicine and Corporate Patient Flow at Windsor Regional Hosptial (WRH). She joined WRH in 1984 and has been in her VP role since January 2020. Theresa began her career as a frontline nurse in Medicine and Critical Care and then moved through various roles in the Emergency Department of Clinical Practice Manager, Operations Manager, and eventually Director roles in Emergency Services and Medicine. She has been instrumental in improving corporate patient flow and the development of the Short Stay units at both campuses. As Vice President, leads the team working with professional staff, service providers, community partners, and patients to plan and implement improvements in our Medicine and Patient Flow service areas in the region while supporting the organization with the delivery of outstanding care to all our patients.

Email: Theresa.Morris@wrh.on.ca
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ROSEMARY PETRAKOS - Vice President, Peri-Operative, Surgery, Women's and Children's

Rosemary PetrakosRosemary Petrakos, RN, BsCN is the Vice President of Surgery, Peri-operative, and Women's & Children's Services at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). She joined WRH in 1978 and has been in her VP role since December 2013. Rosemary provides support and guidance for the Directors of these Acute Care departments and assists with facilitating the development and integrations of the decision-making process throughout the nursing portfolio through to the senior team and to the President and CEO. In 2005 Rosemary successfully implemented the 'MORE OB' Program (Managing Obstetrical Risks Efficiently). She has led one of Windsor Regional Hospital's top focus groups - the Falls Team - since 2009. Rosemary has a keen interest in continuous process improvement. She is a devoted and dedicated professional.

Email: Rosemary.Petrakos@wrh.on.ca
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KAREN RIDDELL - Vice President, Critical Care, Regional Stroke, Cardiology, Trauma, and Clinical Support Services

Karen RiddellKaren Riddell, RN, BScN, MBA is the Vice President, Critical Care, Regional Stroke, Cardiology, Trauma, and Clinical Support Services at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). She joined WRH in 1999 and has been in her VP role since December 2017. Karen provides support, guidance, and direction for the Directors and Managers of these departments as they develop, implement, and sustain improvements in processes and care delivery to ensure positive patient outcomes. Karen leads the Hospital Acquired Infection and Hand Hygiene Corporate indicator and is dedicated to the continuous system and process improvements throughout her portfolio and the entire organization.

Email: Karen.Riddell@wrh.on.ca
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MONICA STALEY LIANG - Regional Vice President, Cancer Services, Renal, Patient Relations & Legal Affairs

Monica Staley LiangMonica Staley Liang, RN, BsCN, LLB is the Regional Vice President, Cancer Services, Renal, Patient Relations & Legal Affairs. She joined WRH in May 2010 and has been in her VP role since 2015. Monica is also an Adjunct Professor with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. As a leader in person-centred care, her goal is to ensure we deliver comprehensive care that supports the patient and their family in their time of need. She is a devoted and dedicated professional.

Email: Monica.StaleyLiang@wrh.on.ca
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