Lori Anderson is the interim Chief Zone Officer, Central Zone, working with Dr. Daniel Edgcumbe Medical Director, and the Central Zone leadership team. Lori has a Master’s degree in nursing and over 35 years of diverse health care experience, with the majority of those years leading Rural and Community portfolios. Most recently, Lori and her dyad physician partners (currently Dr. Colin Del Castilho) led the commissioning and operations of the South Health Campus in Calgary.
Lori has a strong commitment to patient and family centred care, wellness and team based leadership. Lori enjoys working collaboratively with community and patient based advisory groups and her experience includes working with the Healthy Okotoks Coalition, Prairie Mountain Advisory Council and the South Health Campus Citizen Advisory Team.
Current governance experience includes Board Chair of Carewest, a wholly owned subsidiary of AHS, Director on South Calgary Primary Care Network Board and the Liability & Property Insurance Plan (LPIP) Board.
Lori believes in the value and importance of a healthy work life balance. In her personal time, Lori enjoys gardening, painting, hiking, cross country skiing, and spending time with her husband Kent and their four grandchildren.