New Leadership at Hamilton General Hospital

Cheryl smiles for a photo

Please join us in welcoming two members to the Hamilton General Hospital family.

Cheryl Williams

Cheryl Williams is the new Vice President, Adult Regional Care at Hamilton Health Sciences and Executive Site Lead for Hamilton General Hospital. Cheryl began her career as a registered nurse and has extensive experience in leadership roles at several hospitals in Ontario.

“I am delighted to have joined an organization that has a reputation as a leader in health care,” says Cheryl. “While I have been here only a very short while, I have already had the chance to see the dedicated and collaborative approach the clinical teams employ in delivering patient care.”

Dr. Alan Menkis

Dr. Alan Menkis is the inaugural Medical Director of the new Hamilton Centre for Cardiovascular Health (HCCVH). His research interests include innovations in the treatment of valvular heart disease, mechanical circulatory assistance, robotic surgery and innovations in the delivery of cardiac care.

Dr. Menkis poses for a photo in his hospital scrubs.

Dr. Alan Menkis

Under his leadership, the HCCVH will enable five programs – cardiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, stroke and thrombosis – to collaborate on leading-edge research and training to advance cardiac and vascular care.

“By bringing these groups together, we’ll be able to achieve more for our patients,” says Dr. Menkis.