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N.B.’s top doctor set to step away this fall

By Steve MacArthur Oct 13, 2023 | 4:20 PM

A key navigator in New Brunswick’s response to COVID-19 is stepping away from the position.

Dr. Jennifer Russell is resigning as chief medical officer of health sometime this fall.

Reports indicate she is interested in running for president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association.

Russell has been the top doctor in the province for about eight years.