As Director, Knowledge Translation (KT), Gayle leads the development, implementation, and ongoing management of MSFHR’s knowledge translation plan for the purpose of fostering and accelerating the impact of health research in BC and beyond. Her current work is focused on facilitating provincial KT capacity building through the support of skills training and resources as well as the development of KT awards.
Gayle has held numerous roles in health care and health research for the past 30 years and previously worked as MSFHR’s program coordinator for infrastructure and network programs.
Before joining MSFHR, she held positions as a medical radiation technologist, health research writer, and national research coordinator for the Canadian Network for Bi-Polar Disorder.
Gayle holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Simon Fraser University and certification as a knowledge translation professional from the University of Toronto.
Gayle is on leave until December 2017.