A member of the Canadian Evaluation Society, Kristine Hoyak is the learning and implementation analyst with the Transformational Learning team at Vancouver Coastal Health. In her role she works with physicians to integrate new technology and align practice so people and their medical needs are accurately represented across the system of care.
As an independent consultant, Kristine has created and moderated a multimodal workshop series to introduce health care leaders to theories and tools for navigating complex systems to support knowledge exchange and implementation. As a regional event coordinator for the B.C.-Yukon chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society, she has organized and facilitated social learning groups with a focus on systems thinking.
Kristine holds an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in nutrition from the University of Manitoba, plus a BA in English and psychology from Brandon University. More recently she earned her Change Management Professional Certification. She has published numerous papers on topics ranging from suicide and depression, to FASD and women's health care in the Downtown Eastside.
She lives in Vancouver, down the street from her sister, and down the hill from her best friend. An avid traveller, she also spends her time enjoying all that Vancouver has to offer, be it running in the forest, soaking in up at the at the beach, or checking out the downtown scene.