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Leading with doubles!

 Compassion & Care; Advocacy & Accountability; Respect & Reflection; Innovation & Integrity, and Excellence & Evidence-Based Practice

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Consulting, Advocating, and Empowering with Purpose


 I, Dr. Cheryl Stella C. Okoli, DHA, MSN, BSN ⭐, have over 20 years of combined health care experience in acute care, operating room, academia, community, and long-term care. I have had various roles at the front-lines and as a research assistant, nursing practice instructor, advance practice nurse (clinical nurse specialist), director, and as a consultant.

I am also passionate about health care administration and acquired my doctorate in health administration (please see experience to date and qualifications on the Resume tab). The title of my dissertation was "The Phenomenon of the Negative Outcomes of Destructive Conflict in Home Care Management in Alberta, Canada." I am honoured and humbled to have been elected in 2023 as a Board of Director for the West of the ACHE Canada (formerly the Canadian Chapter of the American College of Health Care Executives). I have served/serve on the DEI Working Group and two committees (The Policy and Procedure Refresh Working Group and the Audit Committee) of the ACHE Canada. 

I am interested in implementing innovative health care models that are evidence-based to meet population health needs of interest and one such current population is health care providers experiencing burnout and more at Renata Wellness and Recreation Retreat 


I'm a doctor for your health administration needs. Are you, an executive/administrator/an overseer concerned about the "health" of your organization? I can help you diagnose, recommend, and assist you in treating  your administration "ailments" using appropriate evidence-based frameworks.  My business has two arms:

1) Administrative: The administrative arm covers consultation services reIated to organizational development such as strategic management, change management, risk management, quality improvement, and policy/standard/educational reviews  for all levels of an organization.

Conflict Education: I also provide personal conflict coaching and mentoring services using a bio/social/cultural/psycho/spiritual approach. In addition, I deliver/offer conflict resolution workshops

2) Clinical:  a) Women's health specifically symptomatic uterine fibroid awareness and management through private consultations and delivery of presentations/workshops. 

b) Adult Health

c) Seniors Health


I chose the business name: “Shalom: Eagle’s Wings” because I want to empower you to live peacefully with the informed decision you’ve made concerning organizational productivity enhancement (for my organizational development services) and uterine fibroid management (for women health services); transcend above that which you cannot control like an eagle; have a safe environment to share your story, and receive guidance in a nurturing environment. Shalom does not only mean peace, but wholeness as well. Do you not want a peaceful and whole workplace/life? :)



  • Policy Makers (e.g., government, professional regulators) 

  • CEOs

  • Business Owners/Founders

  • Boards

  • Indigenous Organizations

  • Employees of all levels of an organization but I have a special interest in leadership and management.

  • Academia

  • Advocacy groups/organizations


All associated fees can be found under the Fees Tab. You can contact me at for all booking and payment enquiries. More products available in the online store under the "More" tab.***Special packages for services (beyond the hourly fee/sessions) and bonus offers can be tailored to individual and organization needs upon request***.


  • Health Administration  (Please click on the  resume tab for a more comprehensive list)

One of many examples is that I successfully advocated and implemented system changes for the Dementia Care Team admission criteria for clients in Home Care, Alberta to be more inclusive, proactive, and not just a paradigm of crisis management.  I had the privilege to be part of the  provincial, intersectoral, collaborative initiative that created the “Alberta Dementia Strategy and Action Plan.”

  • Conflict Resolution

I am a published author and recipient of the 2011 ORNAC / Johnson & Johnson Drake Thompson Writing Award for my work on conflict resolution- a skill that is beneficial for personal interactions in daily life and in the delivery of safe and quality care at the system, organizational, and interdisciplinary health care team levels. My most recent book in 2021, Conflict Resolution in the Operating Room: Fight, Flight, or Growth, and Communication. A Manual for New Employees (Revised), has been translated into five European languages and is available on Amazon and I am also a Hybrid Program Certified Coach with the Canadian International Institute for Applied Negotiation (CIIAN).

  • Women's Health

I was a recipient of the Women of Vision 10th Year Anniversary of Mother's Day Get Together "Recognition of Service Guest Speaker" on May 7th, 2022 for being a guest speaker on uterine fibroids in 2018.

I have presented at The Women's Information Network (2021),Women of Vision (2018), and a workshop (SCORNA) (over 10 years ago), on uterine fibroid care (both conventional and non-conventional). I have also drafted research proposals to help prevent/alleviate uterine fibroids in high risk women and screening for women at risk for symptomatic uterine fibroids. One such proposal was submitted to the Toward Optimized Practice and a quality improvement screening protocol for the University  of Calgary Family of Medicine department (2023) in Alberta.

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