What is Knowledge Translation?

Stack of books with apple on topIf your company or organization has a proven, innovative product or service that has the potential to improve health, people need to know about it. In the research community, we call that knowledge translation, knowledge exchange or knowledge mobilization. Whatever you call it, it’s about sharing information. And while scientists are really, really good at science, research is often written in high-level language that often leaves government officials, media and consumers scratching their heads. That doesn’t help anyone.

If you are ready to move knowledge into action, I can help.

Whether your goal is to compile the latest clinical research through a systematic, topic-based literature review, develop summary documents and ‘tip sheets’ that present research findings, create literature for different audiences, or you need an engaging presenter for live education sessions, I have the expertise to translate medical and scientific information into compelling messages.

While I am currently formalizing my credentials with a Masters of Applied Health Sciences, I have worked for over a decade creating knowledge products including website content, brochures, newsletters and ghost-written materials for international leaders in the natural health industry.

With five years experience as producer and host of a health talk radio program, as well as a season as the health correspondent for a local cable television news station, I am in tune with the kinds of messages that appeal to media. As a speaker, I am adept at presenting information on air and in-person in an audience-friendly and engaging format.

When you’re ready to get your message in motion, I’d love to chat with you. Let’s connect at Lisa@LisaPetty.ca.

Here’s what clients say:

Lisa Petty’s dynamic presence brings an energy on stage that will captivate any audience! Her ability to connect and liven up the room is absolutely magical. I feel so honoured to have shared the stage with someone of her calibre, as she truly is a unique and talented speaker. If you are looking to leave your audience with an unforgettable experience and create major hot buzz, you have found the right person to bring on stage. Enjoy her gifts and lively presence!
Elisa Graci N.W.S., R.D.H.
Nutrition & Wellness Specialist
Gold Director-USANA Health Sciences
Lisa’s talks in our store have been fun, energetic, professional and always informative. Her high level of knowledge in the area of health and nutrition, matched with her presentation smarts and public appeal, make for successful events for both us and our customers.
Jason Sebeslav, Owner
The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market, St. Catharines, ON
Lisa presents health information in a way that is interesting, and easily wins over the audience with her humour and authenticity. She is always extremely flexible, as the night she spoke to our group, there were technical difficulties and she just went with the flow. She is a natural speaker and people warm to her style.
Anne Day
Founder
Company of Women

Audience feedback:

Very useful information. Answered a lot of my questions. Thank you for teaching me so many new things! ~ K. Jamieson
Excellent. Very important how your focus was about loving your body. ~ S. Baughn
Lisa was down to earth and most enjoyable. I’d like to listen to her again! ~ J. Lange
Thank-you for all your info. You are an awesome speaker with lots of things to teach! ~ J. Zimm

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