Director of Projects and Education
Julie has more than 35 years of clinical and management experience in pharmacy practice in community hospitals, long-term care and community pharmacy. Julie joined ISMP Canada in 2004. In her current position as Director of Projects and Education, she is responsible for ISMP Canada’s consultation and education programs.
Julie has participated in numerous medication system reviews, root cause analyses of critical medication incidents and proactive risk assessment projects. Associated with these reviews.
Julie has been an expert witness for coroner inquests. Julie has been an author and reviewer of medication safety-related articles and is actively involved in the development of ISMP Canada Safety Bulletins. Julie is a co-author of the 2006 Canadian Root Cause Analysis Framework and the revised Canadian Incident Analysis Framework released in 2012. She led the updating of ISMP Canada’s Hospital Medication Safety Self Assessment program in 2015-16 and ISMP Canada’s Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Framework, released in 2017.
Julie has provided educational presentations and workshops on a variety of medication safety topics across Canada and internationally, and is a media spokesperson for ISMP Canada.