Our Team

Maria Prairie

Maria Prairie

VP of Sales & Operations

As VP of Sales and Operations at Horizon, Maria Prairie leads the occupational health division of the Medisys Health Group. With over 20 years’ experience working with some of Canada’s leading brands, she brings a diverse background of business and operations management. In her work, Maria is deeply passionate about two things; positively impacting people’s lives and providing clients with exceptional customer service.

Maria joined Medisys in 2013 as Senior Director Operations for Ontario, managing occupational and executive health businesses in that region. Before joining Medisys, Maria worked with Medcan as Vice-President of Sales.

Along with her experience in the healthcare industry, Maria spent over 11 years in the customer loyalty and retention industry with VereQuest Inc. as Vice-President, Customer Experience, and with AIR MILES Loyalty One. While working with AIR MILES, Maria led the launch of the new business division, AIR MILES Incentives. The early years of her career were spent launching Canada’s first competitive long distance offering with AT&T Canada (now MTS Allstream).

Maria has a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree from Queen’s University. She currently lives in Toronto with her husband and two teenage children.

Dr. Ken Jenkins

Dr. Ken Jenkins

Medical Director

Dr. Jenkins has over 30 years’ experience as a Flight Surgeon, with specific expertise in maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter missions at both operational and leadership levels. This has included responsibility for SAR Technician medical training programs, and interoperability exercises with the Canadian Forces, Canadian Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary, and Marine Atlantic. During his 20 year Air Force career, he served as Medical Advisor for the Canadian Forces School of Survival and Aeromedical Training in Winnipeg. Dr. Jenkins has extensive experience as an occupational health consultant, and currently serves as Medical Advisor for the Paramedicine program at the College of the North Atlantic in St. John’s, NL.

Dr. Jenkins’ years of experience include roles as a family physician and occupational health practitioner, including 11 years’ experience as a sessional Emergency Room Physician; 18 years’ experience as a senior executive in military and civilian health care leadership; 11 years’ experience as VP Medical Services for Western Health in NL, including responsibility for all physician services, radiology and laboratory services, pharmacy services, and Emergency Medical Services (paramedicine).

His many consulting and advisory roles have allowed him to provide support to the mining, oil & gas and construction industries. He is also a consulting physician to industrial projects in NL such as the Voisey’s Bay mine site, as well as an on call physician for the Long Harbour and Muskrat Falls projects. Dr.Jenkins has 9 years of consulting experience as a physician lead for the NL WHSCC early and safe return to work (Empower) program.

Medisys Health Group Leadership

Dr. Sheldon Elman

Dr. Sheldon Elman

Founder & Executive Chairman, Medisys Health Group

Dr. Elman opened his first clinic in 1987 with the goal of treating health issues before they become medical problems, not once they are diagnosed. Over the years, Dr. Elman made it his mission to provide his patients with the highest quality care and oversaw Medisys’ growth from a single-office provider of executive health services to Canada’s leading national corporate healthcare service provider with clinics nationwide.

Despite being the Executive Chairman of Medisys Health Group and actively serving on several boards, Dr. Elman is still a practicing physician who always puts his patients first. “I want to make sure we are offering our patients the latest, cutting edge technology and equipment and leading evidence-based medical treatments, advice and care in a way that is as comfortable, personalized, and as comprehensive as it can be.”

Terry Power

Terry Power

CEO, Medisys Health Group

Terry Power is the Chief Executive Officer of Medisys Health Group, Canada’s largest preventive healthcare provider comprising Medisys Executive Health, Horizon Occupational Health Solutions, and Copeman Healthcare Centres. Medisys Health Group is Canada’s leading provider of executive benefits, occupational health, employee health & wellness services, and individual preventive health services. Terry builds on two decades of leadership experience across diverse industries.

Terry led the creation of Canada’s largest HR solutions and staffing company and was instrumental in the formation of Medisys Health Group as the former CEO Horizon Occupational Health Solutions, a division of Medisys Health Group. Terry is the former President of the National Association of Computer Consulting Businesses (NACCB) and The Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity. He is the former chairman of the board of The Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow’s ICT Skills and the Sky’s The Limit children’s charity. He is a former member of the board of directors of The Information Communications Technology Council of Canada and the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC). Terry holds degrees from North Atlantic and the Richard Ivey School of Business.