|School||School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services|
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|Title||Chair, Informatics and Life Sciences|
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I have more than 15 years of health care experience. I worked for seven years in Newfoundland Health Care and eight years in Public Health in Ontario.
I have managed programs in Infection Control, Rabies Control and West Nile Virus, and have supervised a general public health program team that included 10 Public Health Inspectors.
I was previously the Chair of Health Sciences at the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar, and am currently the Chair of Informatics and Life Sciences at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. In my current role, I manage Pre-Health Sciences foundational programs, a Biotechnology Technician diploma, a Bachelor of Environmental Public Health degree, and a Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science degree. I am also an executive member of Conestoga College's Pandemic Response Team.