CST Announces Roberta Hildebrand as Executive Director
Dr. Penny Jennett, President of the Canadian Society
of Telehealth (CST-SCT), has announced the appointment of Roberta
Hildebrand to the position of Executive Director.
With over 20 years of senior management experience in the healthcare
field, Roberta brings extensive skills in working with others, in
advocacy, in health planning and promotion, communication, and
innovation. She has a record of success and achievement in development
of innovative programming.
Roberta holds a Baccalaureate in nursing from Lakehead University in
Thunder Bay and a Masters in Health Administration from the University
of Ottawa; she has also completed a number of certificate courses for
Roberta has held positions with Health Canada including National
Director of Nursing Indian and Inuit Health, and Director General Indian
and Inuit Health.
She has been in an executive position in a successful health and home
care agency in Ottawa, including affiliations and memberships in
relative organizations and boards in that sector. Her interest in
telehealth comes from connections to early beginnings in the far North
(Sioux Lookout and Moose Factory Ontario). She is currently the Chair of
the Eastern Advisory Telehealth Committee in Ontario.
CST-SCT is the first Canadian national non-profit association devoted to
telehealth. It is proud to be the acknowledged Canadian leader in
multi-disciplinary and inter-sectoral telehealth, including clinical,
education, and policy areas.
The organization promotes all aspects of telehealth, which is the use of
information and communications technologies to deliver healthcare over
large and small distances.
With the appointment of Ms. Hildebrand, the Society intends to continue
its growth in providing a strong forum for advocacy, communication, and
sharing of telehealth resources among e-health communities of interest.
For more information visit the CST-SCT website at