Dr. Arthur Porter

General Director and CEO, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

after attending the University of Sierra Leone, he transferred to Cambridge University in England, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in anatomy, Master of Arts in natural sciences and his medical degree. Later, he earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and certificates in Medical Manage-ment from Harvard University and the University of Toronto. He received his Diplo-mate Status and Fellowship in Health Care Administration from the American Acad-emy of Medical Administrators. Following his training in Medical and Radiation On-cology, assumed several senior positions in Canada. In 2004, he was appointed Di-rector General and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montréal. In 2005, he was appointed President of the Québec provincial government’s new Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS). He has extensive international back-ground includes medical practice, business and academic leadership positions in Canada, Europe, Africa and the United States. He has also served as a Consultant to the World Health Organization, and has worked to establish international research and treatment programs in Turkey, Yemen, Bahamas, Brazil, Liberia and throughout Europe.

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