Lola Olorunfemi, President
For almost 20 years, Lola Olorunfemi has been a Nurse with experience in both the United States and Canada. She is the president of DSG Health Consulting Inc. and has applied her broad nursing experience to assisting plaintiff and defense lawyers across North America on medical malpractice cases, DMEs, Negligence cases, and more. Lola has been a Mastered Prepared Registered nurse for almost 20 years, with experience in Medical-surgical, Stroke. Step down ICU, Mental Health/Psychiatry, Long term care, and Advanced Medical Aesthetics. Lola is also a Nurse Educator and Nursing Faculty at Notable Universities across Canada, in BC and Alberta. She is also a Faculty member of the Canadian College of Aesthetic Dermatology. Lola thoroughly enjoys teaching Nursing and the challenge of working as a legal nurse consultant and expert and appreciates the opportunity to teach lawyers, clients, and nursing students to teach and educate about legal nurse consulting, standard of care, nursing care, and nursing process, hospital processes, and Advanced Aesthetics. Lola is an Author, Motivational Speaker, and Life coach as well. She has been featured in many international magazines and publications like Today Nurse, CEO weekly, and New York magazine. Her other features include the Diversity Magazine, the Ladies Corner, and the Keynote magazine.
She is a Sigma The Tau and Phi theta Kappa international Honours Society member.
Avery Wong, Vice President
Avery attended the University of Ottawa where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree while actively working as a health care provider within long-term care. After receiving a BScN Avery began work as a Full-Time Registered Nurse and has specialized in Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), and Mental Health. Avery then completed her Master’s degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (MSc) with a focus on health promotion and health education at Western University. Avery then held a position of a Nursing Manager within the home care sector.
Avery has completed the LNCAC legal nurse consulting course and now works as a Case Manager specializing in personal injury, trauma, and catastrophic injuries. Avery enjoys positively impacting and improving the quality of life for those whom she provides care. Avery currently has plans to continue advancing her education within the field of personal injury and law. Avery enjoys spending her free time enjoying nature, participating in physical activities, and bonding with her family as well as her dog.
Heather Johannessen, Treasurer
Heather Johannessen has been a Registered Nurse for 31 years. She has worked 13 years in the hospital setting in Med-Surg, Paediatrics, Nursing Informatics, Rehab and as a Clinical Resource Reviewer. She has also worked in the community as a VON nurse. She has 12 years of experience as a Nurse Case Manager at the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board specializing in Personal Injury Cases, Serious Injuries, Trauma, Occupational Health and Rehabilitation. Heather has a BscN with Honours from York University and a Master’s in Education from Central Michigan with Magna cum laude status. She is one course shy from completing her Nurse Practitioner Certificate and she has been a Legal Nurse Consultant since 2012. Lastly she has been the Treasurer of the LNCAC since January, 2014.
Rosemarie Enokson, Secretary
Rosemarie Enokson is a Legal Nurse Consultant with over 30 years of nursing experience. She has worked neurosurgery, medicine, surgery, as a flight nurse and was a clinical educator in the emergency department for 14 years. Currently, Rosemarie is working with Alberta Health Services on the Provincial Patient Safety Team bring her experiences and skills to improving patient safety. She continues to provide nursing expertise to lawyers involved in medical malpractice. Rosemarie has personally reviewed numerous medical/legal matters, testified as a nurse expert in Emergency Nursing. She has mentored/reviewed hundreds of Legal Nurse Consultants. Rosemarie is a contributing author to the Connect Experts “Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting” and “Legal Issues in Nursing” course. She has spoken across Canada about legal issues for nurses. Rosemarie passions include teaching, mentoring and continuous improvement of our health care systems and patient safety.