DAWN OPGENORTH

Dawn is a Senior Project Manager with the Critical Care Research Program in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alberta. Dawn is a Registered Nurse with an extensive background in clinical research management and expertise in provincial and national-level knowledge translation. The projects she currently oversees include identifying and evaluating ICU Capacity Strain in Alberta; and assessing and managing frailty in critical illness. Her current research interests are focused on identifying system-level strategies directed at improving quality of patient care and enhancing the workplace environment for front line health care workers.

2016 - 2018. Clinical Frailty Scale Score Implementation into a Provincial Bedside Clinical Information System (eCritical)

2014 – 2018. Identifying and Evaluating Intensive Care Unit Capacity Strain in Alberta.