For Immediate Release
December 10, 2015
Former TCLHIN CEO Camille Orridge accepts post as Senior Fellow at Wellesley Institute
TORONTO – The Wellesley Institute is proud to announce the appointment of Camille Orridge as a Senior Fellow. The former Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network CEO will be joining Wellesley Institute on December 10th.
While at TCLHIN, Orridge made health equity an increasing priority. Some of her achievements include launching Language Services Toronto, a telephone interpretation service for non-English speaking patients of Toronto’s hospitals that markedly improved aspects of access to Toronto’s hospitals. Her efforts on the Resource Matching and Referral Program and the Integrated Client Care Project that patients receive timely care, and the right care, and receive necessary supports to remain in the community.
Her previous posts also found her effectively advocating and working for health equity. While CEO of the Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre, she worked to better serve Toronto’s aging and diverse population through strengthening the community health sector.
Orridge is a passionate advocate for social change and health equity. Among her many achievements, she co-founded Pathways to Education, the successful stay-in-school program for high-school students.
In 2012, Orridge was among the top 25 Women of Influence in Health and previously in 2011, she was awarded the Health Equity Council Woman of Distinction Award. In 2014 she received the Excellence in Medicine Award from the African Canadian Achievement Awards.
Camille Orridge holds a Master’s degree in Health Administration from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Canadian College of Health Services Executives.
The Wellesley Institute is thrilled to begin this new partnership to work to improve health equity in the GTA together.
Jo Snyder, Director of Media & Communications, Wellesley Institute