Amanda manages a variety of knowledge support projects at the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP). She supports the CEP team and clients in all aspects of project research, definition, scope, objective setting and implementation activities to achieve the uptake of evidence at the system level. Amanda focuses a significant portion of her time on designing clinical tools and resources for primary care providers through innovative user-centred design principles and techniques while integrating clinical evidence and provider needs.

Prior to joining CEP, Amanda worked in various roles in the medical, pharmaceutical and environmental industries.  She spent several years as a Global Project Manager in clinical trials with a large, multinational central laboratory in the pharmaceutical industry, where she had full responsibility for all aspects of the project life cycle.  Her projects addressed many therapeutic areas including Oncology, Gastroenterology, Immunology/Infectious Diseases, Urology, Rheumatology and Psychiatry.  Most recently, Amanda expanded her skills in a business development role, building and maintaining strong client relationships and ensuring all aspects of the project deliverables met client requirements.

Amanda received her bachelor of science in biomedical biology from Laurentian University.