Medical Laboratory Technology, 1991; Health Care Management and Leadership Development, 2016
Director, Diagnostic Services, Bluewater Health
Debbie Croteau started her health-care career as a casual technologist and took on increasingly challenging roles as her career progressed. As the director of diagnostic services at Bluewater Health, she oversees 175 health-care professionals and has championed a variety of initiatives to improve patient safety, laboratory quality standards and staff engagement. Her efforts have been recognized with three award nominations, including one win, within Bluewater Health. She also contributes her time on regional and provincial health-care committees providing input on important issues to ensure all Ontarians have access to high-quality health care.