Sabrina received a Bachelor of Science in Honours Health Sciences and a Master of Arts in Applied Health Sciences with a concentration in Community Health from Brock University. She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and possesses a Risk Management certificate.
Sabrina has worked in various health care planning and quality improvement roles over the past decade. She has held positions at the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton / Niagara (a French-language community health centre), HNHB and Toronto Central LHINs, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), among others.
She has a passion for genuine quality improvement in health care, which she applies heavily in her role as the Director of Planning for the NOHT-ÉSON: clearly defining an issue, determining the root cause, implementing solutions that respond to the root cause, measuring impact, and modifying accordingly.
Laurel loves leading teams in the evolution of process maps and Gantt charts! Beyond her passion for organization and project management, Laurel thrives in facilitating groups from ideation to strategy. Her experience in change management allows for the application of change principles in many aspects of her work.
She has been involved in various projects and change management initiatives at Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services. Her career has involved a wide range of leadership opportunities, establishing benchmarks for evaluation, and engagement.
Laurel’s portfolio with the NOHT-ÉSON includes Home and Community Care, Dementia Care, and Cancer Screening. She is also involved with the Communications and Engagement, Health Equity, and Indicators and Measurement working groups.
Laurel holds a Hons. Bachelor of Arts from Brock University (Psychology) and a Master of Science (Health Promotion) from the University of Alberta. She is trained in project management and is a certified Change Practitioner.
Hrishi is an accomplished continuous Quality Improvement (QI) professional. He brings over 15 years of experience across the health care continuum from long-term care, primary care, mental health and addiction, and community services sectors in Ontario.
Person-centered care using the client’s voice in co-designing programs and services are core values for him. Additionally, he incorporates the social determinants of health and health equity in his work. He is proficient in engaging people across sectors to improve client and provider experiences, services, and outcomes.
He holds a Lean Black Belt certification, a Master‘s Degree in Science in Pharmacy from the University of Florida, and a Master’s Degree in Technology in Pharmaceuticals from the University of Mumbai.
The Niagara resident has presented at national and international conferences and published his collaborative work in peer-reviewed journals.
In his current role as the Project Manager for Mental Health and Addictions (MHA), Hrishi is excited to advance the integration and coordination of the MHA system in the region.