Howard, Bob

Bob-Howard-webRobert Howard (IndE 7T2) is an award-winning cardiologist and hospital administrator who has built his success upon the foundation of engineering methods and approaches. He has taken on progressively senior positions at St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto, from vice president and chief medical officer to CEO, recently helping to oversee the creation of one of the largest health networks in Canada through the merger with Providence Health and St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Howard has made St. Michael’s Hospital a Canadian leader on three fronts: professional education, the application of technology to patient treatment and the use of engineering methods to improve care delivery. His impact on St. Michael’s and the broader medical community in Ontario will be felt for years to come in terms of improved quality and efficiency of health-care delivery and an infrastructure of education for the next generation of medical leaders.