A Canadian Certified Physician Executive, Louise has provided her expertise to several national, provincial and local initiatives to improve emergency care in Canada. She was an investigating and inquest coroner for many years and held a variety of positions in the Ontario Coroners Association, including a two-year term as its president. In 2010, she was the senior medical advisor for the Internationally Protected Persons (IPP) program for the G8 and G20 summits.
Louise has held multiple administrative posts during her career, including chief of the emergency department and assistant chief of staff (quality of care) at Ottawa’s Montfort Hospital and emergency department lead for the Champlain Local Health Integration Network. She currently holds an administrative post with the Government of Ontario as well as an academic post at the University of Ottawa.
Louise received her medical degree from McGill University and completed her residency at the University of Toronto. She has practised emergency and family medicine in both rural and urban settings.