Dennis has an extensive leadership background in the health care sector. He graduated from the University of Ottawa Biomedical Sciences Program, completed a Masters in Business Administration and has had a successful career in both the private and public healthcare sectors ever since.
Prior to joining EORLA, Dennis was the Executive Director of Clinical Operations at The Ottawa Hospital. This has included senior operations leadership within a large academic health sciences centre across multiple clinical portfolios as well as home and community care, clinical risk management, patient relations, and organizational development experience. Dennis’ experience includes supporting health care partners and leading the integration of clinical services across the Champlain region. Dennis was an instrumental clinical operations leader within the hospital setting while the system faced unprecedented pressure responding to COVID-19 pandemic.
Committed to giving back to the community, Dennis has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley and on the Board of the Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada.