Myka Osinchuk, CEO
Myka Osinchuk began her career as a Speech Language Pathologist specializing in patients recovering from head and neck cancers and before joining the Alberta Cancer Foundation served as executive director of the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (IRSM).
IRSM is a world leader in facial reconstruction and head and neck cancer patients form the largest portion of their clientele. Myka is a leader in life sciences and bio-tech development in Alberta, serving previously as director and acting vice president of Life Sciences for the Alberta Research Council and as the founding president of BioAlberta, a not-for-profit industry association based in Edmonton.
Myka holds both BSc and MBA degrees from the University of Alberta.
“It’s a privilege to serve as CEO of the Alberta Cancer Foundation,” says Myka. “Throughout my career, I have seen how great the need is, and how critical donor dollars are to those facing cancer today. You, our donors, make it possible for us to act on the knowledge that a cancer-free future is achievable. Thanks to you, we are able to drive measurable progress towards that future every day.”