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People | November 30, 2010

Okanagan campus welcomes new Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program Coordinator

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Human Resources is pleased to welcome Tracey Hawthorn as the first Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program (WRAP) Coordinator for UBC's Okanagan campus.

Hawthorn brings 25 years of experience in disability/illness management and rehabilitation. She also holds degrees in both kinesiology and physiotherapy.

She has served on provincial committees including acting as chair for the Ministry of Labour's Work and Wellness Committee. Tracey also brings established relationships with WorkSafeBC, disability carriers and community physicians. With her focus on wellness promotion and experience in assisting individuals to return-to-health, Hawthorn is a great fit for the goals of the new WRAP program.

WRAP is the Okanagan campus' new collaborative approach to illness, injury and reduced work capacity. In this inaugural role, she will be responsible for the rollout and ongoing implementation of the WRAP program.

Hawthorn starts he position on December 9, and will be located in the Human Resources suite of the Administration building (room ADM009E) and can be reached at tracey.hawthorn@ubc.ca or 250-807-8183.

To find out more about the new WRAP program visit: www.ubc.ca/okanagan/wrap.

A warm campus community welcoming to Hawthorn.

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