Christine Quinn


As Director of Programs at CFHI, Christine oversees the development, delivery and evaluation of quality improvement collaboratives, including the New Brunswick Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics scale collaborative and the spread of PREVIEW-ED© and CARES in Fraser Health. Christine has also played a key role in evolving CFHI’s understanding and approaches to supporting the spread and scale of innovation. Christine has a degree in nursing, a Master’s of Public Administration and more than 25 years’ experience working in healthcare. She has a passion for patient-centred care and quality improvement and has championed public health policy at the local and provincial levels.

Prior to this, Christine worked at the Central East CCAC in Ontario, where she provided leadership and oversight to the quality accountability framework, quality improvement reporting, and business process and evaluation activities. She provided support and direct project management for a portfolio of projects including the enterprise-wide implementation of the Client Health and Related Information System (CHRIS). Christine also helped to establish the provincial project management office and PMO Network, to facilitate sharing of resources and provide alignment, strategic guidance and support for CCAC and OACCAC project leaders.

Previously, Christine worked for 20 years in public health, where she was responsible for the development and implementation of community programs to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use including advocating for and establishing smoke-free by-laws. She is a skilled facilitator with experience bringing together groups and cross-functional teams to implement provincial and regional improvement initiatives such as the Ontario Driven to Quit Contest, Home First and Health Links