University of Calgary
Dr Penny Jennett is known at Canadian, North American,
and international levels for her expertise in telehealth,
health telematics, health informatics, and health education.
The Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research,
Industry, and Education (CANARIE) has recognized Dr Jennett
for her contributions to the early development of Canada's
Information Highway. At the University of Calgary, she
chaired a research group for seven years, served a term
in senior administration, and was involved in leading
a submission for a National Network of Centres of Excellence
in Telehealth. She chaired the Implementation Team for
the Alberta Telehealth Initiative; co-chaired the U of
C Learning Enhancement Envelope for three years and serves
as the Vice-chair for the Board of Netera. Dr. Jennett
is a founding member of the Canadian Society of Telehealth
and currently serves as Vice-President and Treasurer.
Dr Jennett is the Project Leader (in collaboration with
Health Canada, Industry Canada, CANARIE, and CST) for
the EU-Canada Collaboration on Health Telematics Initiative.