The arrows represent the movement of the H5N1 virus into the three distinct regions represented in the genome study. The green, pink and yellow arrows depict the three strains of avian flu that have emerged independently in the West. The orange arrows show the likely source of all the avian influenza strains, which is in China. From there it has moved south into Vietnam and west into central Asia and Russia. Image: Nations Online
Pat Pitsel has spent the last 25 years providing seminars and workshops in coaching, counselling, consulting, teaching, needs analysis, curriculum development, and training in Western Canada in both the public and private sectors.
The Faculty of Continuing Education at the University of Calgary named Dr. Pitsel Outstanding Instructor for five years in a row.
A Ph.D. in Psychology, Pat has worked with individuals, teams and companies in the fields of communications, conflict management, stress management, and performance management. Her expertise combines the sophistication of psychological theory and understanding human behaviour with the practicality of business and field application.
Pat has worked extensively with clients at all levels in the oil and gas industry. She has worked with various Federal Government departments including the Department of Defence (Edmonton Garrison, and 17 Wing Winnipeg) and the Department of Income Security, and with a number of non-profit organizations and small businesses.
Recently Pitsel and Associates Ltd. Has been conducting workshops on pandemic planning entitled “The Time to Plan is When You Have Time to Plan”. Dr. Pitsel has made presentation on pandemic planning to The Alberta Chiefs of Police, Camrose Police Commission and Service, and various other community groups.