A Woman Who Leads: Dr. Laura Desveaux



Dr. Laura Desveaux

Scientific lead, Innovation Fellow and Executive Director are just a few of the titles Dr. Laura Desveaux holds. Dr. Desveaux is a current leader in healthcare who commits herself to bettering health systems through science. She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto and is a trained Psychotherapist. In her work, behavioural psychology and implementation science concepts are applied to the design and evaluation of interventions to optimize care. She is driven to create change at a system’s level by breaking down its characteristics and involving science in its reform through collaboration with stakeholders. Dr. Desveaux also supports initiatives to empower young leaders. Through the Women Who Lead initiative, where she is Executive Director, Dr. Desveaux encourages women across the health sector to become future leaders.

Sources:

Canadian Healthcare Technology

Women's College Hospital Research Institute



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