Brescia’s Principal, Dr. Colleen Hanycz, appointed to the London Health Scienced Centre Board of Directors

July 8, 2011


At an Annual Community Meeting held in June, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) Board Chair, Peter Johnson, announced the appointment of Brescia University College’s Principal, Dr. Colleen Hanycz, to the LHSC Board of Directors.

“It is an honour to know that my skill set will be of value to the governance of this leading health care institution. I am thrilled to be joining the LHSC Board of Directors – a dedicated team of professionals with so many varied areas of expertise. The LHSC is known for making a significant difference, on an hourly basis, in the lives of members of our community and I look forward to helping in the critical work of its Board in the coming days.”

Colleen and two additional Board members, Tom Gergely, Vice President at Aon Consulting, and Dr. Scott McKay, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, will be joining the LHSC Board of Directors following an extensive seven-step selection process that ensured each nominee’s skill set would be an asset and resource to the Corporation.

“We are excited to have Tom, Colleen, and Scott join us at such an important time in our history,” said Peter. “Their combined experience and business acumen will help guide LHSC over the next few years. Their commitment to the mission and vision of LHSC will continue to position our hospital as a leader in our community, dedicated to safe and quality patient care.”

Colleen has served as Brescia University College’s Principal for three years. Following several years in practice as a commercial litigator, Colleen served as an associate professor at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Colleen’s scholarly interests and research include dispute resolution and civil litigation.

LHSC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that consists of 22 members. For a list of the current Board, visit LHSC’s web site at   For more information please contact Sheila Blagrave, Director of Communications, Marketing & External Relations at 519-432-8353 extension 28293 or