Laura Vizina

Director Laura Vizina




Health Sciences and Public Relations Programs


Laura has overall responsibility for development and management of diverse diploma, certificate, and continuing professional education programs focused on the fields of health sciences and public relations. Implementing a coaching approach, Laura works collaboratively with advisory groups, academic departments, external organizations, instructors, students and staff to ensure effective assessment, planning, promotion, and delivery of programs within her unit in the Division of Continuing Studies.


Current programs in the portfolio include:

  • Diploma Program in Public Relations
  • Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Canadian Fall Prevention Program
  • Wound Management for Health Professionals
  • Current Concepts in Dentistry
  • Health Education of the General Public
  • Education for Health and Helping Professionals


With over 20 years of university administration experience in teaching and learning, Laura is an adult educator rooted in program development, administration and distance learning.  Laura holds a B.Sc., in Nutritional Sciences from the University of British Columbia, and M.Ed in Adult, Community and Higher Education from the University of Calgary and is a Certified Executive Coach with a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University.


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