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Lynn Curry, PhD.

545 Hilson Ave.  Ottawa  ON   K1Z 6C9    Canada

+1 613 220 0049
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About me


Owner and Chief Consultant

CurryCorp Inc. 

Lynn is a cognitive psychologist with years of transformative innovation experience in professions education and health care services.  She has worked with the senior strategic levels of most health professions, public and professional education, certification and regulation in Canada, United States and internationally.  


Founded CurryCorp Inc. and Seratus Inc.

Vice-President, Professional Services, Canadian College of Health Service Executives (now Canadian College of Health Leaders)

Rosenstadt Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Founding Director, Medical Education Unit; Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Assistant Director, Division of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Ph.D. Stanford University, School of Education. Major area: educational psychology. Specific emphasis: cognition, evaluation, research methodologies and statistics

B. Ed (Honors) University of Alberta, School of Education

Other Certificates

Diploma in Higher Education Management.  Bryn Mawr College.  Higher Education Resource Services, Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration

Cost Analysis in Education Evaluation.  American Educational Research Association.

Human Resource Utilization.  Dalhousie University, Institute of Public Affairs, Advanced Management Centre. 

Point & Figure Methodology (stock trading technical analysis) Dorsey, Wright & Associates Broker Institute


Best Publication in Professions Education from the American Educational Research Association, Division I: Educating Professionals: Responding to new expectations for competence and accountability. ISBN 1-55542-523-2. Jossey-Bass.  

Canada Council Fellow

Proctor and Gamble Award for Dissertation Analysis:  The Use of Factorial Design to Screen for Relevant Variables in a Matching to Sample Task

Good Housekeeping Magazine award for one of 50 Best Holiday Recipes (Russian borscht).


"Lynn worked with senior leaders on the Board and senior staff at CAR to revitalize our organization. She introduced innovative ways to discuss, investigate, choose and support new visions for organizational success that accurately identified changing expectations, constraints and opportunities.” 

- David Vickar, MD FRCP.  Past President, Canadian Association of Radiologists.

“Lynn is an outstanding leader in the consulting field, she has a global vision but a focused attention to local contextual detail. If you choose to work with Lynn be prepared to work seriously and hard. Value for money gets lifted to a new rewarding level with Lynn's approach and results.”

 - Don Juzwishin, former CEO, Health Council of Canada

“Lynn is a very skilled consultant with superb capacity to tackle complex issues and deliver pragmatic results for clients.” 

 - Dennis Kendel, former Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan

“Lynn has continually demonstrated executive leadership in defining, shaping and implementing policy and programs. Lynn's diligence and energy was instrumental in successfully initiating and completing projects on schedule and on budget. It is always a pleasure to work with Lynn and I look forward to working again with her in the future.”

 - Mike Fisher,  VP Business Development, Medicalis

Selected Clients

Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine 

Ag-West Biotech Inc

Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

Alberta Medical Association

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

American Association of Dental Schools 

American Osteopathic Association

Appraisal Institute of Canada

Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges

Association of Canadian Medical Colleges 

Association of Deans of Pharmacy of Canada

Association of Polysomnographic Technologists

Baylor College of Dentistry

BioProducts Canada Inc

Blackwell Management Group

Boehringer Ingelheim

British Columbia Health Association

British Columbia Health Educators Association 

British Columbia Interior Health Authority

Brockville Hospitals 

Calgary General Hospital Group  

Canadian Association of Anesthetists 

Canadian Academy of Endodontics

Canadian Association of Radiologists 

Canadian Association of University Schools of Nursing

Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee 

Canadian College of Health Leaders 

Canadian Consortium for Research and Development in Medical Education 

Canadian Council of Professional Engineers

Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association 

Canadian Dietetic Association

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency 

Canadian Home Care Association 

Canadian Healthcare Association 

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canadian Institutes for Health Research 

Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Physiotherapy Association 

Canadian Resident Matching Service 

Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation 

Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists 

College of Chiropodists of Ontario 

College of Family Physicians of Canada 

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta 

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan

Dalhousie University 

Federation of Medical Licensing Authorities of Canada

Federation Internationale des Podologues 

Genome Canada 

Genomics Institute

Health Canada 

Health Council of Canada

HomeSupport Canada 

Liaison Committee on Podiatric Medical Education & Practice

Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Medicine 

McMaster University 

Medical Council of Canada

Medical Imaging Consultants

Office of the Health Information Highway 

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy 

National Biotechnology Strategy Renewal Task Force 

National Council on Ethics in Human Research 

National Dental Examining Board 

Nutraceutical Network of Canada 

New Brunswick Medical Society

Nexus Health

Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness Ontario

Ontario Medical Association

Ontario Ministry of Health 

Organizations for Health Action Lobby (HEAL)

Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada 

Physiotherapy Education Accreditation of Canada 

Policy Horizons Canada  

Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Inc.

Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia 

Rick Hansen Institute 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 

Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group  

Royal University Hospital 

Royal Victoria Hospital

Saskatchewan Health Quality Council 

Saskatchewan Health Services Utilization and Research Commission 

Shaikh Khalifa Medical Centre, UAE  

Singapore University  

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada 

South-East Health Care Corporation  

St. Joseph's Health Centre 

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre  

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority  

World Health Organization

A detailed CV is available on request.