As a Consultant at Santis, Keltie provides stakeholder engagement, research, communications, and project management support to the Santis team and its clients. Along with health system and health policy analysis, Keltie’s recent projects include broad stakeholder consultation through interviews, focus groups and surveys, feasibility assessments for community organizations exploring integration, market access support for pharmaceutical products and medical devices, strategic planning support, and research and writing for papers and background documents.
Prior to joining Santis, Keltie worked with the operations team at the Ontario Brain Institute, supporting the Industry Relations and the Knowledge Translation and Outreach teams. In addition to managing financial operations for the teams, she was part of the liaison group that built strong relationships with the Ministry of Research and Innovation.
Keltie spent a year at the University of Toronto researching the health of recent immigrants and refugees to Ontario and conducting policy analysis and primary interviews. She holds a Masters of Arts in human geography from Queen’s University having completed her thesis using quantitative and qualitative methods to study the relationships between health and social and material deprivation in the older population in Canada. She has presented her work at conferences in Canada, the United States, Germany, and China.
Keltie also completed a Bachelor of Science in life science and a Bachelor of Arts in global development studies and music from Queen’s. She is a current member of the Queen’s University Council, an elected group of alumni who form one of three governance bodies for the University.