Lara joined SickKids in 2001. As the Director of International Education, she focuses on fostering global partnerships while leading the International Education portfolio at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
In this role, Lara consults on strategic international educational development and seeks opportunities for local partnerships while being committed to enhancing child health globally. As an international consultant, Lara engages with organizational and academic stakeholders in the assessment of child health needs and strategically develops and facilitates customized programs. She continues to focus on developing cross-cultural partnerships with the objective of building capacity and sustainability.
Furthermore, as the Executive Director of Boomerang Health, SickKids’ paediatric clinic in Vaughan, Lara ensures patients and families receive high-quality care, and experience exceptional customer service at the clinic.
- 2003: Leadership Certificate, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2000-2002: Master’s in Nursing Administration, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 1994-1998: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada