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Dr. Jody Enright named as New Medical Director for Moncton area

(HORIZON) December 20, 2017 - Horizon Health Network (Horizon) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jody Enright will serve as the new Medical Director for the Moncton area. This position focuses on physician recruitment and improving quality care.

Dr. Enright has been a family physician with the Department of Family Medicine at Horizon's The Moncton Hospital since 2009. She has also served as an Assistant Professor with her alma mater, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine since 2011.

"We're delighted that Dr. Enright will be serving as Horizon's medical director for the Moncton area", said Dr. Hendriks, VP of Medical, Academic and Research Affairs for Horizon Health Network. "As clinical department head of the Family Medicine Department it was clear that Dr. Enright is passionate about the care Horizon delivers and that she has a unique skillset that will benefit our staff and our patients."

Born in Moncton, Dr. Enright received all of her university training in Atlantic Canada. Prior to entering the field of medicine Dr. Enright worked in both the human resources and public relations sectors.  

Now as family physician, Dr. Enright is a strong advocate for patients and their families, and understands the challenges faced by our patients, clinicians, and health care professionals.

"As medical director my top priority is to ensure the delivery of medical services in the Moncton area is as safe and efficient as possible", said Dr. Enright. "As an advocate for patients, I want timely access to diagnostics, specialty services, procedures and treatment. I am confident that my new role will offer me a platform from which to improve patient care in a greater and more systemic way."

In her new role Dr. Enright will play an active role in ensuring two-way communication between physicians and Horizon's administration. She will assume her new duties effective January 1st, 2018, while continuing her family medicine practice.

Dr. Enright replaces Dr. Ken Mitton who has held the position of Medical Director for the Moncton area since 2016. Horizon would like to thank Dr. Ken Mitton for his years of dedication and commitment to the physicians and patients in his role as Medical Director. Dr. Mitton will continue to serve as a clinical assistant at Horizon's The Moncton Hospital.

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For more information contact:

Stephanie Neilson-Levesque
Media Relations

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