Irina McLaren

Irina McLaren graduated with a Master of Health Informatics (MHI) Degree from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Currently, Irina works at the Ontario Renal Network (ORN), leading projects designed to develop quality improvement strategies and foster implementation of kidney transplant initiatives across the province. Irina is also actively involved in the Life Sciences Ontario community helping mentor emerging health IT professionals.

Work Experience
Clinical Programs Specialist
January 2017 - Present
Ontario Renal Network
EMR Business Analyst
July 2016 - November 2016
Inspira Financial
Clinical Interoperability Co-ordinator
July 2015 - July 2016
Canada Health Infoway
Business Analyst, Clinical Information System Implementation
April 2014 – August 2014
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Veterinary Assistant
May 2013 - November 2013
Napa Valley Animal Hospital
Veterinary Assistant
April 2006 - April 2013
Northview Pet Hospital
Summer Student
May 2012 - September 2012
Fitness 4 Success
Administrative Assistant
May 2012 - September 2012
Energy Fitbox
Deputy Returning Officer
May 2011 - June 2011
Elections Canada
Masters of Health Informatics
2013 – 2014
University of Toronto
Health Science, Honours Specialization in Health Science
2009 – 2013
The University of Western Ontario
Volunteer Experience
Event Management Officer
March 2016 - Present
PMI Southern Ontario Chapter
LSO Gala Volunteer
November 2015 - February 2016
Life Sciences Ontario
e-Health Conference Volunteer
June 2015
COACH: Canada's Health Informatics Association
Community Consultation Facilitator
February 2015 - June 2015
University of Toronto
Hackathought Volunteer
November 2014
The Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at Ryerson University
Student Mental Health Network Campus Outreach and Community Liason
September 2014 - February 2015
Counselling and Psychological Services
Events Committee Chair
September 2014 – October 2015
Grad Minds
IHPME Research Day Evaluation Survey Lead
September 2013 - April 2014
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
February 2013 - April 2013
Cancer Care Talks
My Action Plan (M.A.P) To Education Program Tutor
January 2012 - April 2013
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
The Jack Ride Volunteer
May 2013
Unleash the Noise 2013 – Student Mental Health Innovation Summit Facilitator
March 2013
September 2012 - April 2013
London Health Sciences Centre
Youth Coach
March 2012 - June 2012
Mobilize Youth
Communications Representative
September 2011 - April 2012
Students Rebuilding Health in Rwanda
Volunteer Notetaker
September 2010 – April 2011
King's University College
Computer Tutor for Seniors
September 2010 – April 2011
Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs
Technical Competencies
Business Applications
Cerner, Cornerstone™ Practice Management System Software, JIRA Project Management Software, Method M, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Microsoft SharePoint, VisionFlow.
POS Software
Morris (Online Cash Register, Web Inventory, Retail POS Integrated Payments, Online Point of Sale).
Content Management Systems
Joomla, WordPress