Donna Lockett

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Donna Lockett, PhD, is a consultant and knowledge translation specialist. She is co-developer of the Scientist Knowledge Translation Training workshop and has trained over 1500 people in applied Knowledge Translation across Canada and the U.S. Donna also has 20 years of research experience in the area of community health, with a particular focus on seniors' health and falls prevention. Whilst at the Community Health Research Team at the University of Ottawa, her work epitomized ‘knowledge translation in action’. She worked closely with various community stakeholders, including public health, municipal decision makers, building code decision makers, laypeople, consumers, retailers, pharmacists, nurses, etc. The work of her team led to national challenges of current building codes for safer stairs, and provincially and nationally sustainable community programs in falls prevention, the promotion of physical activity, and tobacco cessation. She also conducted knowledge translation research. Donna also works as a transformational therapist in private practice.