Ronald J. Heslegrave, Ph.D., is currently the Corporate Chief of Research at William Osler Health System in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has built a vibrant research and innovation program for one of the largest Community Hospital Systems in Canada focusing on the evaluation and implementation of innovative healthcare delivery both in hospitals and the community. In 3-4 years he has grown the research studies conducted from a few interested investigators conducting a very limited number of studies to over 200 studies with budgets totaling more than $5+M. This innovation is designed to provide transformational and integrated healthcare delivery systems of care through technology in an evidenced-based, system-based approach to care. Previousy, he was a Senior Scientist in Research Ethics at the University Health Network, University of Toronto where his interest is in new models of ethics review oversight and developing new processes for protecting and informing participants of research. Previously he was appointed as the InauguralExecutive Director of the newly formed non-profit corporation in Canada called Clinical Trials Ontario supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. This government-supported initiative which had the mandate to make the Province of Ontario a preferred location for global clinical trials. He also established a single Research Ethics Board for Cancer Research in 2004 which continues to thrive in Ontario.He also served on the Canadian Expert Panel on Research Integrity to establish the way forward for improving research integrity for the oversight of scientists in Canada.