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Diana Ermel

Position: Patient Partner

Diana is a retired nursing leader, having spent over 40 years working as a Nurse Educator. Diana recognizes the need for fostering collaborative partnerships in health care practice, education, research, and management. This informs her volunteer work, where she is a passionate advocate for patient engagement and for patients having an equal voice at all health-related decision-making tables. Currently, Diana serves as Past Chair of the Canadian Breast Cancer Network, is a Patient Partner on the SCPOR Patient Partner Advisory Council, co-teaches SPOR modules in Saskatchewan and is a patient partner on several research projects. She serves as co-chair of the SPOR Refresh Steering committee.