Academic and clinical training
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2013-2016) University of Calgary Department of Pediatrics & Alberta Ministry of Health
PhD (Nursing) (2013) University of Alberta,
Master of Nursing (2002) Memorial University of Newfoundland
Bachelor of Nursing (1997) Memorial University of Newfoundland
Bachelor of Science (Zoology) (1993) University of Alberta
My clinical background is in pediatric intensive care, having worked in pediatric ICUs in Newfoundland and North Carolina. I subsequently taught in schools of nursing in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. I also have a passion for global health and have participated in various international maternal-child health projects.