A native Newfoundlander, Dr. Pugh completed her medical degree at Memorial University in 1996. She subsequently completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Memorial University in 2002. Her residency training was enriched by practice as a locum family physician. Dr. Pugh also holds a Master of Business Administration and has actively participated in leadership roles including South Shore Medical Site Lead, and Women and Children’s Zone Lead. She is also a graduate of the Physician Leadership Development Program.
Dr. Pugh has worked as a general Obstetrician and Gynecologist at South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater for more than 15 years. Her professional interests include physician recruitment and mentorship. She has provided great support to residency training programs and visiting medical students over the years.
On a personal note, Cheryl takes great pride in the accomplishments of her two children and enjoys playing piano and fiddle.