Nadia Feerasta

Nadia Feerasta

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A seasoned consultant with experience in the health, community, social services and education sectors; Nadia focuses on needs assessment, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, facilitation and consensus-building, operational analysis and improvement, program evaluation and quality improvement. She leverages her experience to skilfully manage complex projects involving various stakeholder groups – often with competing interests. Nadia works with individuals at all levels of an organization; including board members, senior management, physicians, academic and frontline staff, clients and families.

Influential work

  • Reviewed University Health Network’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s specialty neurology program, focused on program leadership, financial planning, performance monitoring, care model and stakeholder relationship management.
  • Evaluated Physiotherapy Primary Health Care Model in 11 Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (TCLHIN) Community Health Centers (three phases) to identify successes and gaps in the provision of physiotherapy service during the first and third year of implementation, culminating in a final review entitled “Integrating Rehabilitation in the Primary Care Setting: Critical Success Factors and Lessons Learned”
  • Supported the North East LHIN in a capacity review of the NE Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) to develop a multi-year operating plan and a supporting implementation plan for the NE CCAC Improvement Plan.

Outside of Nous

Nadia believes in giving back to the community which has made her the person that she is today. Over the past few years, Nadia has volunteered at Hospice King-Aurora, provided evaluation support to the Aga Khan Health Board, served as a board member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and volunteered as a principal at the Richmond Hill Enhanced Learning Centre, providing support to students in math and English.

Nadia holds a Master of Science (health administration), a Certificate in Dispute Resolution and a Master of Social Work from University of Toronto; as well as a Bachelor of Social Work from McGill University. She is a Certified Health Executive through the Canadian College of Health Leaders and a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

In her spare time...

Nadia loves taking on home renovation projects and gardening. Prompted by her son’s challenge earlier in the year, Nadia started running and is loving it!