Debbie Perry

Risk Management Consultant
Eastern Health, Newfoundland

Deborah Perry is currently the Risk Management Consultant for Eastern Health in St. John’s, NL. She   provides leadership and expert consultation and advice on the identification of, elimination and/or mitigation of risk through the implementation of evidence-based patient safety practices and sound risk management strategies. She is the subject matter expert in Integrated Risk Management (IRM) for an organization with over 13, 000 employees.

Deborah’s educational background includes a Registered Nurse Diploma, Bachelor of Social Work Degree, Master of Social Work (Policy and Administration). She has been employed in hospitals, community and government agencies over the past 25 years. Deborah has completed certifications in Risk Management and Safety in Health Services, Canadian Health Care Association and Clinical Risk, Negligence and Claims Management in Health Care, Osgood Hall Law School.  She is a current member of the national IRM Advisory Committee (HIROC).