Patricia Boucher

Patricia Boucher BHSc(N), MHSM, COHN(C), CRSP, CDMP

Patricia has over 40 years of experience in the community and health care sector, spending the last 20 years as a senior health care executive.  She has a Masters degree in Health Service Management, is a  Canadian Certified Occupational Health Nurse, a Canadian Registered Safety Professional and Certified Disability Management Professional. She was the former Vice President of Prevention Services in Ontario’s provincial prevention system, former Executive Director for the Advanced Gerontological Education Inc. and the former Program Manager for the Return to Work Coordinator Program at Mohawk College. She is currently adjunct faculty at Pacific Coast University and also sits on their Academic and Research and Ethics Committees. She is currently providing consulting services to the Region of Waterloo in the Disability Management and Employee Health Services portfolio.  She is an expert in the field of occupational health and safety, organizational wellness, disability prevention and disability management.  She has participated on many summits and expert panels on various topics including workplace  safety and wellness,  workplace violence prevention, disability management and prevention, and the psychological safety of employees.  She has spoken at many  provincial, national and international conferences.