Dr. Anne Snowdon is a professor and Academic Chair of the World Health Innovation Network (WIN), and Scientific Director and CEO of SCAN Health, a Networks of Centres of Excellence International Knowledge Translation Platform located at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business.
Dr. Snowdon works to build collaborative partnerships around the globe to advance innovation and scalability of innovation across health systems to strengthen performance, economic value, and sustainability. WIN provides support for innovators and entrepreneurs to successfully bring their discoveries to the Canadian, U.S., and world markets by creating evidence of impact for new products that achieve value for health systems.
Currently, Dr. Snowdon is leading over 10 innovation research initiatives across seven Canadian provinces and five countries that collaborate with government, health professionals, industry, research teams and families. She is a member of the Institute for Health System Innovation of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, and is a Board Member for Alberta Innovates and the Ontario Centres of Excellence.
Dr. Snowdon has published more than 140 research articles, papers and cases, has received over $22 million in research funding, holds patents, and has commercialized a highly successful booster seat product for children traveling in vehicles. She holds a PhD in Nursing from the University of Michigan and is a Fulbright Scholar.