As a retired clinical research scientist, Wendy Horbay, PhD, has had a career-long commitment to improving the lives of patients and enhancing the sharing of new knowledge.

Wendy is proud to bring her extensive scientific, clinical and research knowledge to the health charities sector. As a strategic, innovative and ethics-driven leader, she remains focused on improving healthcare and advocacy, taking a team approach, and drawing on her extensive management and organizational change management experiences and communications skills to develop strong partnerships.

Wendy’s late mother lived with Parkinson’s, giving extensive first-hand experience to her entire family. Wendy is the vice-chair of the Parkinson Canada research and clinical advisory committee (RCAC), and member of the governance and nominating committee. Formerly, she also served on the board of directors of the Alzheimer Society of Ontario. She is honoured to contribute to Parkinson Canada’s mission.