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CBC Manitoba: Winnipeg doctor who endorsed NDP’s health-care plan chosen to lead Shared Health’s board

February 15, 2024 — 

A high-profile doctor who endorsed the Manitoba NDP’s plan to fix the health-care system during the recent election has been selected to lead the board of directors of a provincial health organization that’s occasionally been in the crosshairs of the same party.

Dr. Brian Postl will chair Shared Health, the province announced Wednesday in a news release.

Postl is the former dean and vice-provost of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. He’s also served as CEO of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

“I recognize what an important task we as health-care leaders have ahead of us and am proud to lend my experience to help lead the work of Shared Health in the coming years,” Postl said in a statement.

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