Over the course of her career, Jennie has held a variety of clinical, education, research and policy roles within the community and mental health sectors and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Jennie has previously held roles at the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres and the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Most recently, she was a consultant on the Integrated Client Care Project at the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres, where she provided strategic leadership and support for the design and implementation of a new provincial model of care delivery, focused on clinical populations, integrated care and payment for outcomes. Inter-professional and cross-sector collaborations to improve patient outcomes has been an area of career focus for Jennie as evidenced in such provincial initiatives as Behavioural Supports Ontario, End-of Life Care, and currently Improving and Driving Excellence Across Sectors (IDEAS). She belongs to the Canadian College of Health Services Leaders, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
Jennie holds a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto with a specialty in mental health. She has been certified as an IHI Improvement Advisor by the Institute for Health Care Improvement, Boston.