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Avis Favaro, Acclaimed Health Journalist, Joins the Santis Health Team


Toronto, ON – March 13, 2024 — Avis Favaro, renowned health journalist, who has worked for both Global News and CTV News has joined the Santis Health team as a Senior Advisor. Avis stands as Canada’s longest-serving television medical correspondent.

Her journalistic achievements and commitment to impactful storytelling will enable Santis Health to expand our communication, content strategies and media training program.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Avis, Canada’s most impressive medical correspondent and award-winning health journalist, join our team at Santis.” said Patrick Nelson, Managing Partner at Santis Health. “Her ability to connect with audiences by explaining complex issues and hone in on what’s most important to patients will be an invaluable asset to our clients and our growing communications team.” 

Avis Favaro joining Santis Health marks a strategic milestone, enhancing the firm’s influence in health care communication and strategy.

“I’ve followed Avis for decades and am delighted by the opportunity to bring her into our team, bolstering our strength in communications and public relations,” said Nancy Dale, Senior Vice President of Communications at Santis Health. “Her unparalleled experience and passion for storytelling is a great fit with Santis’ focus in health and life sciences, and will help to elevate our impact in this ever evolving media landscape.” 

For more information on Avis’ role and contributions at Santis Health, visit