Covenant Health

Senior Leadership

Sheli Murphy

President & Senior Operating Officer, Covenant Care

Sheli Murphy, a seasoned leader from within the Covenant family, assumed the role of President and Senior Operating Officer of Covenant Care and Covenant Living in July 2021.

In her previous position, Sheli provided leadership to 11 Covenant Health rural health facilities in Alberta located in four of the five Alberta Health Services zones. As well, she served as the executive lead for professional practice, clinical research, research and libraries.

Sheli has held leadership roles in Catholic health care for over 20 years. She has served as acting president of Caritas Health Group, vice-president for the Misericordia Community Hospital and concurrently chief nursing officer with Caritas Health Group leading academics and research. Sheli has extensive clinical experience as a registered nurse in pediatrics and emergency care and has been an educator, research assistant and frontline manager.

Sheli’s education includes a master’s of science in nursing and business administration healthcare management, and a PhD in business administration specializing in leadership and administration with a focus on social return on investment.

As President and Senior Operating Officer, Sheli will oversee the continued execution of Covenant Care and Covenant Living’s plans, further aligning our mission, vision, and values within the Covenant family.