Cheryl Cooper

Cheryl Cooper is the Manager Diagnostic & Therapeutic Services at Stanton Territorial Health Authority, Yellowknife, NWT. Her current position involves managing fiscal, human and material resources for the Medical Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging Department, Pharmacy, Colorectal Cancer Screening Project and Breast Screening Program. She has 25 years experience as a medical laboratory technologist.

Professional development

Professional development courses include:

  • Teaching and Learning Online
  • Shell Builder (learning how to put a course online)
  • Program Planning
  • Proposal Writing
  • Time Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Dealing with Conflict in the Workplace and Positive Media Relations training

As well, Cheryl has successfully completed several CSMLS courses such as:

  • Compatibility Testing and Antibody Investigation
  • Liver: Physiology, Disease and Measurement of Function
  • Total Quality Management
  • Interpretations in Clinical Chemistry
  • Hematology Updating
  • Three part course in Laboratory Quality Control

She has also successfully completed:

  • Canadian Healthcare Association Modern Management Program (April 2005)
  • Canadian Healthcare Association certificate program in Continuous Quality Improvement for Healthcare Professionals (April 2006)
  • Training to be a Global Achieve Leadership instructor (June, 2006)
  • Health Services Administration Program from the Canadian Healthcare Association (April 2008)

Professional Activities

  • Served on the Laboratory pan-Canadian Standards Group for Canada Heath Infoway
  • In May, 2007 was a surveyor for the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba for 14 rural laboratory accreditations
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Canadian Cancer Society Alberta/NWT Division.
  • Member of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives
  • Territorial Representative on the TTISS Data Quality Working Group
  • Chair of the NWT Laboratory Advisory Committee and the NWT Diagnostic Imaging Service Coordinating Committee
  • Member of the GNWT Health Specific Privacy Legislation Committee