As Interim Director, Knowledge Translation, Donna is responsible for leading the continued development and implementation of a knowledge translation strategy designed to foster and accelerate the impact of health research in BC and beyond.
Donna has worked in the health sector for all of her career - in provincial departments of health, provincial hospital associations, health regions, and health research funding agencies. The early part of her career was in policy development, after that she shifted into communications and has spent the past 15 years focusing on knowledge translation.
Donna holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science in health administration from the University of Central Michigan. She also holds advanced certificates in medical writing from the American Medical Writers Association.