Dianne received her nurse's training at the Mack School of Nursing. She attended Brock University for her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and her Master of Education. Experience in a wide variety of clinical and nursing settings gives Dianne a rich knowledge base that allows her to understand the severity of the injuries our clients face.
Her role as the Executive Director of the Brain Injury Association of Niagara for six years gives her the advocacy skills required as a Medical Consultant to Gluckstein Lawyers. The additional services that Dianne provides to the clients of Gluckstein Lawyers are unique to this firm. Beyond the legal expertise in our office, Dianne offers medical insight that assists the lawyers in understanding the degree of disability and impairment. Her knowledge is remarkably supportive in "catastrophic determination."
Among her various commitments, Dianne is a Board Member of the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital Foundation and the Niagara Board of Trade and Commerce. Dianne was a Member of the Board to Headway Homes, a non-profit organization that intended to provide residence and services for severely brain-injured individuals. She was a committee member of Brain Injury Awareness Month (BIAM).
Dianne is also an instructor for the "Brain Injury Training Program" offered to Registered Nursing Staff and Community Support Workers across Ontario. She coordinates conferences, some of which include "Compassion Fatigue," "Seize the Day," "From Hospital to Home," and the Toronto Collaborative Neurosciences Symposium. Dianne is continuously asked to share her knowledge and expertise at various conferences and clinics.
- Brock University, Bachelor of Arts
- Brock University, Master of Education
- Mack School of Nursing
Awards & Recognition.
- The Professional of the Year Award
- The Ontario Volunteer Service Award, Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)
- Managing Your Recovery in Ontario: A Self-Advocacy Guide, The Ontario Government, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
- Niagara Board of Trade and Commerce, Board Member
- Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital Foundation, Board Member
- Brain Injury Awareness Month (BIAM), Committee Member
- Brain Injury Association of Niagara, Former Executive Director
- Headway Homes, Former Board Member
Blog & News.
Guides & Papers.
Neurological assessments - Educational reference guide + workbook for catastrophic designation | OntarioNeurological assessments detect the presence of a neurological disease or injury. The assessments monitor progression, determine the type of care needed, and gauge response to therapeutic intervention...Read More
PaperA sudden injury or illness of a family member or a close friend can be overwhelming. Added to the stress is the uncertainty related to health care options. Whether injured in a motor vehicle accident,...Read More
Podcasts & Videos.