Curriculum Vitae
581 Evangeline St
Cumberland, ON, K4A 4G4
Tel: (613) 830-8056


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 PresentChief Information Officer, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
  • Report to the CEO
  • Member of senior management committees at multiple facilities
  • Supervise Clinical Records and Information Systems managers
  • Responsible for Strategic Planning and Implementation Planning
1995 to 2000Director, Information Systems at the Northwestern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre
  • Report to the CEO
  • Member of senior management committees
  • Supervise staff providing support and project management
  • Manage consultants
  • Prepared successful proposals for a regional health network
  • Designed and implemented the voice and data network and equipment in a recent $5 million capital expansion
1989 to PresentDirector of SunSpirit Medical Management
  • Board level input into the running of a large local medical clinic established in 1980 and sold in 1998
  • Signing authority
1991 to Jan 1999Principal MIS consultant to Health Sciences North
  • Consulting regarding computer literacy training, information technology, hardware and software purchasing, networking and e-mail, and staff training
  • Designed and implemented a regional BBS system for e-mail communications
  • Designed and implemented a replacement using current Internet technology

1991 to 1998Designed and supported the Family Medicine Residency Data TrackingProgramme
  • Used by Health Sciences North and the University of Toronto Family andCommunity Medicine
  • Written in BASIC, MS-Access and Crystal Reports
1978 to 1998Wrote and supported medical office automation system for Field Medical Computer Services Ltd 
  • Scheduling, registration, electronic charting, word processing and billing package
  • Used to run a "paperless office."
  • Written in BASIC
  • Cross platform – BASIC, DOS, Windows 95, OS/2

1997 to PresentMember, Board of Directors of non-profit group 
  • Chair of Board of Directors
  • Building and budget management
  • Advise three permanent staff and coordinate the efforts of numerous volunteers
Jan to Apr 1999Sessional lecturer in the Business Department at Lakehead University 

June 18, 1999Northwestern Ontario Information Technology Symposium #6: Health Care Initiatives in Northern Ontario - An introduction for Information Technologyleaders
June 11, 1999Ontario Hospital Association Conference on Telehealth: Health Care's Information Highway - Clinical Health Networks - Current Examples
October, 1995Northern Lights '95: Advanced Palliative Care presentation -- Computer Concepts. This presentation focused on information sharing among team members in Palliative Care.
October, 1995Ontario 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, 1995Physio North '95, Timmins, Ontario -- Keynote Address: Surfing the'Net.
October, 1993Redressing 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, 1992Section 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 presentThe Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


I am fluently bilingual in English and French. I can also read and write Spanish and Latin.


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.


For the search-bots:
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