Dianne has been a consultant since 2002 and has led and/or collaborated on a number of HHR policy, planning and workforce development projects on a range of topics as: entry-level education requirements, essential competency profiles, caseload guidelines, healthy workplace initiatives, interprofessional collaboration for patient-centred practice, and HHR data sets. Clients have included: Health Canada, The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), the Academy of Executive Nurses (ACEN), The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), The Canadian Organization for the Advancement of Computers in Health Care (COACH), and The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators.
From 2002-2004, Dianne managed the operations of a national multi-stakeholder interdisciplinary project to produce a bilingual framework of guidelines for telehealth for use by regulated health professions, telehealth provider organizations, and the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation (CCHSA).
From 1992-2002, Diane served as Director of Education, Practice, and Research with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). From 1989-1992, Dianne served as the Director of the Physiotherapy Department, responsible for a 24 personnel in a bilingual tertiary care hospital. She has also served as a member of the boards of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators.
Dianne has written widely on health care issues and is a sought after facilitator for workshops and meetings. She holds a B.Sc. in physiotherapy from Queen’s University and a M.Sc. in Kinanthropology from the University of Ottawa.