Vice-President, Research & Innovation
Chantal Graveline, PhD is an award-winning healthcare executive who is known to empower and inspire staff to achieve excellence. With 30 years of progressive leadership experience across the healthcare continuum for local, national and global organizations, she has led accreditation efforts, developed performance accountability frameworks, created internationally recognized clinical programs, and led successful funding and strategic partnership initiatives.
Dr. Graveline has dedicated her career to bridging clinical and community practice with academic and scholarly activities. She has pioneered new academic and practitioners roles supporting the translation of research into practice. Her own research in the fields of cell biology, neurophysiology and epilepsy surgery in pediatric populations is to this day cited as ground breaking. She has supported the development of graduate works in rehabilitation and is the driving force behind the scholarly vision and mandate of CHS Global Partnerships for Research & Innovation.
Dr. Graveline leads by example and continues to be a passionate, lifelong learner. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Western University, a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Montreal, a Master of Science in Cell Biology and a PhD in Neurosciences from the University of Toronto.
She has held executive and leadership roles at organizations in the hospital, community care and home care sectors including Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, COTA Health and the Hospital for Sick Children.