janice Dawson


A leader and builder in the healthcare field.

“Empower others to create positive change…”

Janice DawsonJanice has vast experience in healthcare from her time as a front line Emergency Department Registered Nurse to her many management roles, advisor roles, her position as Vice President of Critical Care and Cardiology at Windsor Regional Hospital, and on to her current position as the first female CEO at Erie Shores Healthcare.

Janice graduated from the University of Windsor in 1989 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and then later completed her Masters of Nursing in 2005. She is committed to ensuring that access to high quality healthcare will remain strong for her communities.  Janice is about putting people first, and that resonates to staff, patients and families. Care is at the center of the culture that Janice has created within Erie Shores HealthCare and she is passionate about empowering others to create positive change in their workplaces too (thereby creating future leaders).

In addition to her CEO duties, Janice sits on a number of boards including the Leamington and Area Family Health Team, Erie Shores Health Foundation, and Transform. She is a member of the ProsperUS intiative in Essex County and is a strong supporter of the Migrant Workers Community Partnership. 

Janice’s leadership and management experience comes from a diverse array of operational and administration areas which allows her to speak on a number of topics:

  • Personal and passionate attention to detail in healthcare
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Bringing the right people together to accomplish goals and initiatives
  • Challenging bias and providing inclusive workplace environments
  • Gender & cultural diversity in recruitment

Janice is a leader, builder, healthcare provider and registered nurse who is ready to help you empower your workforce.

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