Katherine Stevenson has worked in health care improvement since 2004. From 2004 to 2009, she worked with Saskatchewan’s Health Quality Council (HQC) in a variety of positions, including Senior Quality Improvement Consultant and Program Director. She is currently a doctoral student and adjunct lecturer at the University of Jonkoping, Clinical Assistant Professor for the School of Physical Therapy at the University of Saskatchewan, and a physical therapist with the Rural and Remote Memory Clinic at the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture. In 2012, Katherine launched her own business, the Groundwork Strategy, where she provides teaching, coaching, and facilitation to individuals, teams, and organizations wanting to work with technical and relational approaches to improvement in health, education, and social care.
Katherine’s areas of research and work focus include coaching and facilitation, quality improvement education, interprofessional education, health information management and technology, leadership, and system redesign.
Katherine holds a B.A. Honours in English (1996), a B.Sc. in Physical Therapy (1999), and a M.Sc. in Community Health and Epidemiology (2003), all from the University of Saskatchewan.