I am a research professional with Yukon Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (YSPOR) SUPPORT Unit at the YukonU Research Centre since September 2022. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Zoology from Makerere University, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Health and Safety from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). I spent over ten years working in pharmaceutical industries as a quality control Chemist, and from 2011 to date as Environmental Public Health Professional – Public Health Inspector in Ontario and now with Yukon Government. In 2021 I completed a Master of Science degree in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK.
My research interest and activities are; equitable access to primary health care; Health Systems; Healthcare Evaluation. I am currently working on a research project in partnership with Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Old Crow on their experience of the Covid pandemic. I also completed a research project on maternal health, through the University of Calgary, Patient and Community Engagement Research (PaCER) program. I am a motivational speaker on equity, diversity, and inclusion.