Hiring this candidate nets you a leader who believes in a forward-looking organization that supports its most valuable investment, its human resources. I am looking for a leadership position where I can use my communication and planning skills at the strategic level to improve business productivity throughout all divisions of the company.
Bachelor of Independent Studies, University of Waterloo, May 1993
• Thesis: The Graphical Presentation of Biomechanical Data
The Independent Studies programme gave me ample opportunity to explore a wide variety of educational avenues before focusing on the practical application of state of the art computer technology to health related research. My undergraduate thesis revealed hitherto unseen patterns in the Kinesiology Department's Gait Analysis data collection system.
|Dec 2000 to Present||Chief Information Officer, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group|
|1995 to 2000||Director, Information Systems at the Northwestern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre|
|1989 to Present||Director of SunSpirit Medical Management|
|1991 to Jan 1999||Principal MIS consultant to Health Sciences North|
|1991 to 1998||Designed and supported the Family Medicine Residency Data TrackingProgramme|
|1978 to 1998||Wrote and supported medical office automation system for Field Medical Computer Services Ltd |
|1997 to Present||Member, Board of Directors of non-profit group |
|Jan to Apr 1999||Sessional lecturer in the Business Department at Lakehead University |
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
|June 18, 1999||Northwestern Ontario Information Technology Symposium #6: Health Care Initiatives in Northern Ontario - An introduction for Information Technologyleaders|
|June 11, 1999||Ontario Hospital Association Conference on Telehealth: Health Care's Information Highway - Clinical Health Networks - Current Examples|
|October, 1995||Northern Lights '95: Advanced Palliative Care presentation -- Computer Concepts. This presentation focused on information sharing among team members in Palliative Care.|
|October, 1995||Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Technologists -- Medical Information on the World Wide Web. This presentation demonstrated the resources available to medical professionals as well as the general public.|
|May, 1995||Physio North '95, Timmins, Ontario -- Keynote Address: Surfing the'Net.|
|October, 1993||Redressing the Imbalance: Health Human Resources in Rural and Northern Communities conference presentation on the Use of a Commercial Computer Bulletin Board System for Professional Networking and Student Education.|
|October, 1992||Section of Teachers of Family Medicine presentation on Patient Encounter Tracking, Computer Literacy Training and Electronic Communications in a Rural and Remote Residency Training Programme.|
|1991 to present||The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
I am fluently bilingual in English and French. I can also read and write Spanish and Latin.
ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS
I enjoy healthy recreational activities such as skiing, swimming, hiking and canoeing. I also play the F Horn, piano and other musical instruments.
References are available upon request.
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|Education:||Bachelor of Independent Studies (BIS), University of Waterloo|
|Management:||Director, Board, Supervisor, Chair, Senior, Consultant, Project Manager, Communication|
|Technical:||MS Access, SQL Server, Visual Basic (VB, VBA), Windows (NT,95/98), MS Exchange, MS Project, MS FrontPage, Visio, PalmOS, OS/2, Novell NetWare, UNIX, HP-UX, Linux, TCP/IP, Internet, LAN, WAN, VPN, Netscape,Java, XML, HTML, Telephone (PBX), Security, Oracle, Sybase, DB2|
|Other:||Volunteer, Professor, Sessional Lecturer, IEEE|