Dr. Ingrid Tyler is a Medical Health Officer (MHO) and the Executive Medical Director for Population and Public Heath at Fraser Health Authority. She has also held roles as Medical Director for the Wellness Program, providing direction to the Healthy Communities and Healthy Schools Programs, as well as supports strategy and coordination for healthy living initiatives in mental wellness, physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco; and, Medical Director for the Communicable Disease and Harm Reduction Program in the early phases of the emergency opioid overdose response.
Prior to Fraser Health she was at Public Health Ontario (PHO), in the Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention.
Ingrid has also held a number of positions across the public health system with a focus on relationship building between provinces and public health professions, including several terms as a Board member for the Canadian Public Health Association and the Public Health Physicians of Canada, and currently President of the Health Officers Council of British Columbia. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia and actively involved in resident and medical student education.
Ingrid obtained her MD from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of British Columbia. She completed her residency training at the University of Toronto, is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Public Health and Preventive Medicine and a certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada in Family Medicine. She also has a Master of Health Sciences from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).