MEET OUR TEAM

We are a small group of entrepreneurs determined to improve AHS using design thinking, human centered design, sprints and scrums. 

MARLIES


Team Lead

Never idle / Energy is contagious.

Devious / Orange is the only colour.

(Cycling is happiness).

Marlies has a Masters Degree in Health Sciences from University of Calgary and a Bachelor's of Nursing from the University of Lethbridge

ERIN


Senior Design Consultant

Creator / Performer / Ponderer

Tinker / Rearranger / Reader

Traveler / Joker / Gatherer

Erin has a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from the University of Calgary 

ALI


Senior Design Consultant

Positive / Extrovert

Random / Experimenter

Disney lover

Ali has a Masters of Health Administration from University of British Columbia

JOSH

Senior Design Consultant 

Always questioning / Driven Home chef / Nerdy nurse        Box breaker / Car enthusiast

Josh has Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from the University of Alberta

KATHRYN

Intern

Environmentalist

 Wellness advocate / Optimist 

Artsy / Adventurer

MRU Student, Bachelor of Communication – Information Design, Psychology Minor

SHALYN

Admin Coordinator

Zen / Spontaneous 

Sweet tooth / Snap chat queen

Book Worm / #shaysshenanigans 

Yoga Teacher Training through the Inspired Yoga Institute; Graduating November 2019

Meet Our Fellows

At the Design Lab, we are always eager to acknowledge the amazing work being carried out by design-thinking mobilizers. We aim to support and recognize individuals who have not only embraced design thinking in their practice but are actively using design thinking and liberating structures in their work. Do you think you are the next Design Lab fellow? Contact us!

Julie

Schellenberg

ED, Integration & Innovation

Primary Health Care, AHS

michael

auld

Associate Zone Medical Director

Chinook Regional Hospital, AHS

phil

bobawsky

Patient Advisor

Alberta Health Services

Steve

Pedersen

Director, Clinical & QI, Chinook Primary Care Network

Emma Currie

Home Care Manager

Alberta Health Services

linda

french

Chief Privacy Officer

Alberta Health Services

shauna

Langenberger

Quality Consultant

Clinical Quality Improvement, AHS

Margaret

sills maerov

Director, Quality & Education

Primary Health Care, AHS

marcia

clark

Surgeon, Medical Director - ATSSL

Professor, University of Calgary

jake

jennings

Program Manager

Alberta Health Services

Richard

Liebrecht

Policy Design Analyst

Alberta Health

Cecilia 

Lee

Manager, Health and Wellness
Alberta Health Services

Rollie

Nichol

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Christine

Gibson

Family Doctor, Social Innovation

Holistic Healing, Medical Education

Maya

Pajevic

Patient adviser 

Alberta Health Services

Jodi

Ploquin

Sr. Consultant Medical Staff Diversity, 

Wellness & Development, AHS

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