Paula Robeson

Director of Operations

Paula is Frayme’s Director of Operations. In this role, Paula is delighted to lead the Frayme team of intelligent, energetic and dedicated staff. Together they operationalize Frayme’s vision, mission, focus, and values. Prior to joining Frayme, Paula was the Associate Director, Knowledge Mobilization at the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction where she lead a team of knowledge brokers, developed and implemented an organizational knowledge mobilization framework, and evaluated the impact of CCSA’s efforts to put evidence to use for meaningful change. Paula also draws on over 30 years of experience in public health, health promotion, and population health and more than a decade as a knowledge mobilization specialist. Paula pioneered the knowledge broker role in public health through her work with Health Evidence at McMaster University. Paula earned her BN from Memorial University of Newfoundland and her MScN from the University of Ottawa.