Paula Allen is Vice President of Research and Integrative Solutions for Morneau Shepell, focusing on enterprise wide solutions that leverage the integrated value of the firm’s expertise, solutions and data analytics.
Paula manages Morneau Shepell’s research agenda, which focuses on evidence-based best practices, trend and risk analysis and scalable solution design. Paula also consults directly with clients to ensure that their specific needs are met with respect to both their current and emerging needs. This includes the design and deployment of evidence-based and integrated solutions, as well as establishing the evaluation standard and impact of those solutions.
For more than twenty years, Paula’s career focus has been in mental health and disability management. Over the past 10 years, Paula’s focus expanded to include other significant health and cost risks for employers, including chronic disease and drug plan management and the design and deployment of Canada’s most comprehensive workplace solutions for the specific and unique risk posed by the H1N1 pandemic.
Paula frequently speaks at major conferences and is often sought out by the national media for her knowledge and expertise in current issues and the future direction of workplace health, productivity and related risk management.
Paula completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Toronto in psychological research and neuropsychological testing and clinical intervention.