Dr. Wayne Corneil – Collaborator

Dr. Corneil is an Adjunct Professor at the Telfer School of Management and an Associate Scientist in the Institute of Population Health at the University of Ottawa. His recent research has been focused on resilience. Since 2004, he has been involved in several major research projects including on executive health and psychosocial impacts major events. He was an adjunct faculty member at the Canadian School of the Public Service from 1996 to 2014 where he developed several executive leadership programs for senior government officials. As the CEO of SantePlus Research Associates, he is a consultant on leadership development to numerous government organizations at the federal, provincial and municipal level. He has worked with a variety of NGO’s and private sector organizations on organizational readiness and service continuity capacities. He also conducts research and program evaluation on psychosocial interventions and training programs in resilience. More recently he has been working with organizations to establish Mental Health in the Workplace programs. Prior to his retirement from the Public Service of Canada in 2004, he spent 32 years in a variety of senior executive positions in Health Canada at the regional, national and international levels with responsibilities for Occupational Safety & Health, Quarantine and Emergency Health Services. He has conducted research on executive health as a principal investigator for the 1997, 2002 2007 and 2012 APEX studies, and has taught on occupational health in Canada, the U.K., France, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. For twenty years up to 2009, he had a private clinical practice for emergency response personnel, healthcare practitioners, executives and senior officials specializing post-traumatic stress and work related stress. Wayne Corneil has a doctorate in Epidemiology and Occupational Health Psychology from the School of Hygiene & Public Health of the Johns Hopkins University, and professional degrees in psychotherapy (University of Alberta), social work (Carleton University), criminology (St. Patrick’s College) and adult education (OISE,University of Toronto).