2019 BC AWARE SPEAKER


Dawn lake, Corporate Director of Information Access and Privacy, Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)

Dawn Lake currently serves as the Corporate Director of Information Access and Privacy for Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).  Dawn is an experienced leader in access, privacy and security issues involving personal and health information in complex health care environments that utilize integrated electronic records and information sharing practices. She has an evolved in her career from clinician as a nurse to being a practice leader for privacy policy and standards for audits, investigations and appropriate use of information for secondary purposes. With a career in healthcare spanning almost 25 years, Dawn’s previous roles include, Corporate Director, BC Clinical and Support Services, Acting Chief Privacy Officer for Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Director of AHS’ Breach Investigations and Education Team. Dawn holds a Bachelor of Professional Arts, Policy Law and Governance from Athabasca University and a certified Privacy Professional from the University of Alberta, Information Access and Privacy Program.