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Heather Bullock

Heather Bullock

Heather Bullock, MSc, PhD
Vice-President, Partnerships and Chief Strategy Officer

Heather Bullock joined the Waypoint senior leadership team in September 2021 as Vice-President Partnerships and Chief Strategy Officer. She has been a valued member of the hospital’s leadership team since 2016 working in a variety of roles, including as the Executive Lead, Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program and Director of Provincial Partnerships. 

Heather is a transformational leader who brings a combination of skills in leadership, policy, research, implementation and knowledge exchange. With deep expertise in mental health and addictions, Heather will lead this portfolio with a focus on working with a range of external providers and networks to help advance care across the continuum for a range of populations served by Waypoint and their community partners/providers.  

An Associate Professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, Faculty of Medicine at McMaster University, Heather completed her PhD in Health Policy from McMaster University in 2019. She has won a number of prestigious scholarships and awards for this work and has published her research in international scholarly journals. Additionally, Heather has her Master of Science in Biology/Psychology and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queen’s University, as well as having completed several leadership and training courses, including LEADS in a Caring Environment Learning Series with colleagues at Waypoint and a Training Program Certificate in Ontario Indigenous Cultural Safety.