Regional Vice-President, Cancer Care and Vice-President, Social Accountability
Dr. Natalie Aubin joined HSN’s leadership team in 2022 after 10 years as administrative director of the two largest departments in HSN’s Social Accountability portfolio, the North East Cancer Centre and the Mental Health and Addictions program. In these roles, Dr. Aubin supported the implementation of many priority initiatives including the Systemic Treatment Quality Based Program, and the first Virtual Psychiatry Program for rural hospitals in the North.
An Adjunct Professor in Rural and Northern Health at Laurentian University and previous student and researcher with the Institut franco-ontarien, Dr. Aubin has advanced knowledge on French-language health human resource planning, seniors healthy aging and learning. She has also served in management roles at Collège Boréal, Public Health Sudbury & Districts, and the Children’s Aid Society Nipissing & Parry Sound.
Fluently bilingual, she completed a BA in Psychology, a MA in Human Development and a PhD in Human Studies at Laurentian University, and is an alumna from the Northern Leadership Development Program. She completed certificates in Health of Official Language Minority Communities, Healthcare Improvement and Mental Health Law, and training in Indigenous Cultural Safety. She has served on the boards of the North East Community Care Access Centre, Réseau du mieux-être francophone du Nord de l’Ontario, Maison McCullough Hospice, Addictions and Mental Health Ontario, and the Association of General Hospital Psychiatric Services.