Bonnie is a Professional Development Consultant with the Learning Team at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a registered professional dietitian with a Master of Arts in Human Ecology, specializing in community education and program evaluation. Bonnie is also former part-time faculty at Mount Saint Vincent University and former lecturer with Dalhousie Family Medicine.
As a member of the Learning Team at the IWK, Bonnie develops and supports inter-professional capacity among health care providers and staff. This occurs through consultation and facilitation of organizational learning needs, educational and professional development programming including design, implementation and evaluation; educational policy development, and by supporting change initiatives at the individual, team and organizational levels.
Bonnie has worked in healthcare for more than 25 years in the areas of organizational health, program planning & evaluation, health promotion, learning & organizational development, public health, clinical nutrition and research. She has lead and co-lead a number of initiatives over the years, such as a Healthy Eating Strategy for staff, Mental Health & Addictions Strategy for staff, Growing Up with Food educational resource, Respectful Workplace and N.S. Nutrition Month. Bonnie is also a trained facilitator with “The Working Mind” program, the “LEADS in a Caring Environment” framework and is a Myers Briggs® certified practitioner.
Bonnie is passionate about working with health care teams and individuals in realizing and pursuing their own capacities to learn and grow. She enjoys outdoor adventures with her family and friends, reading, cooking and discovering new challenges.
Program Planning and Evaluation