Announcement: CHI Staff Updates, September 2014

Announcement: CHI Staff Updates, September 2014


Team: Events, Training & News
Posted on September 23, 2014

Announcement: CHI Staff Updates, September 2014

Team: Events, Training & News

Date: This is not a timed event.


Please join CHI in welcoming new members to the team:

Rawle Bachoo, Project Manager
Rawle Bachoo, BSc, PMP, CPHIMS-CA., joined CHI’s Project Management Office in August, 2014. He has led multi-national projects with technical and non-technical stakeholders for over 10 years. Rawle brings strong experience in lean manufacturing, process improvement, vendor management, software development, regulatory affairs, quality assurance, and medical devices to his role as a Project Manager for the Women’s Hospital Redevelopment Project. In his present role, Rawle actively engages management and front line stakeholders to identify and implement innovative solutions for excellence in healthcare quality and efficiency.

Rawle is a Project Management Professional (PMP), and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS-CA). He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from The University of Western Ontario, and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Health Administration at Asper School of Business. Rawle volunteers as a chairperson with the Local Health Involvement Group (formerly Community Health Advisory Council) for the WRHA. Rawle can be reached at

Yoann Collet, Project Manager
Yoann Collet, B.Eng, M.Eng, B.N., graduated from Université Lyon 1, France, with a Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering, and earned a Master’s in Engineering, specialized in Health Care Technology, from École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal. He also holds a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Calgary.

During his time in Montreal Yoann conducted research in Biomechanics involving cadaveric experiments and computerized modeling. This research was conducted in partnership with the University of Aalborg, Denmark. Following this, he worked as a Project and Planning Manager for the Interior Health Authority in British Columbia between 2008- 2009.

As an RN, Yoann worked in a Medical Teaching Unit and ER as well as in various rural settings across Alberta, British Colombia and Manitoba. In 2012-13 he worked as a Medical Project Manager for Genolier Swiss Medical Network, leading projects involving different hospitals and clinics across Switzerland. Prior to his new position with CHI, he worked as a Facility Patient Care Manager at Seven Oaks General Hospital in Winnipeg. He also coordinates a medical support team for an annual music festival held in interior BC.

Yoann joined CHI’s Project Management Office in August 2014; he will primarily work with the Diagnostic Center of Excellence initiative. Yoann can be reached at

Patrick Faucher, Knowledge Translation Media Specialist
Before joining the CHI team as Knowledge Translation Media Specialist, Patrick worked in the private sector for eight years at one of Manitoba’s leading advertising and communications agencies. Initially a creative professional, his role evolved to encompass strategic development, bridging creative thinking with analytic acumen. There he conceptualized and implemented strategic communications plans, design and digital media solutions for private enterprise, government clients and non-profit organizations. He has particular expertise in promoting initiatives designed to grow understanding, accessibility, and engagement in public services and motivating behavior adoption to improve health and quality of life.

Patrick holds a Joint Communications Degree from the University of Winnipeg and is an Honours graduate of Red River College’s Creative Communications Program. Patrick can be reached at

Kathryn Sibley, Scientist, Knowledge Translation Platform
Kathryn Sibley, PhD., is a Scientist in the Knowledge Translation Platform at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation and an Assistant Professor in Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She completed her undergraduate training in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, graduate degrees in Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto, and postdoctoral fellowship at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute- University Health Network. She has received personnel and research support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and Knowledge Translation Canada.

The goal of Dr. Sibley’s research is to improve the health of Canadians by accelerating the translation of research evidence into health care. She works to advance knowledge translation science by understanding and supporting use of knowledge translation science in health research, and by integrating it in her applied research implementing optimized balance exercise for fall prevention in older adults. She welcomes communication from potential collaborators and trainees with mutual interests. Kathryn can be reached at

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