Dr. Ingrid Tyler’s primary mandate is to prevent disease, protect health and promote wellness in populations and communities in the Fraser Health region.

Dr. Ingrid Tyler is the Chief Medical Health Officer (MHO) and the Vice President of Population Health at Fraser Health Authority. This portfolio includes infection prevention and control; toxic drug response and priority populations; emergency preparedness and management; planetary health; equity, diversity and inclusion; and population and public health.

Dr. Tyler has been an integral member of the Fraser Health family since 2016, initially joining as a Medical Health Officer. She has held roles as the Executive Medical Director for Public Health, Medical Director for the Wellness Promotion Program 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.

Career snapshot

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.

Formal 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).

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