Manager, Training and Development Unit, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health Agency of Canada
Lisa Jensen is the manager of the Training and Development Unit in the Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Public Health Agency of Canada. Lisa and her team design, develop and deliver applied public health training and emergency management training for frontline epidemiologists and other responders, coordinate learning and development opportunities with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organizations, and support public health workforce development. Lisa and her team offer a wide variety of learning activities to ensure that generations of public health responders are well-prepared for a complex, evolving and dynamic public health environment.
A Canadian Field Epidemiology Program graduate with advanced training in public health leadership and adult education, Lisa has worked in applied public health training for 15 years. Lisa is passionate about resiliency and leadership development for field epidemiologists and other responders and looks forward to supporting the professionalism of applied public health training through work with the TEPHINET FETP Learning Advisory Council.