Academic, Athletic & Other Accomplishments

Academic

M.Sc. Epidemiology – McGill University, Montreal QC, Canada (2012)
McGill University Principal Graduate Fellow
Canadian Institute of Health Research Trainee in Bridging Scientific Domains in Drug Safety and Effectiveness
Thesis: Metformin and the incidence of colorectal and lung cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes

B.S. Biological Sciences (minor chemistry) – Arkansas State University, Jonesboro AR, USA (2009)
“Who’s Who of Arkansas State University” award recipient
Sunbelt Conference All-academic Team


Athletics

Semi-Professional Soccer Goalkeeper (1999-2008)
Identified as a member of the Canadian Women’s National Team player pool at age 13 and played at the highest club and university level available at that time for women in North America until retirement.

Career Highlights: 
NCAA Division 1 full scholarship athlete – Arkansas State University
British Columbia Girls Provincial Tournament – Top Goaltender & 1st Team Allstar
Pacific Coast Soccer League – Women’s Challenge Cup Champion & Defender of the Game.
Canadian National Championships – Bronze medal
BC Sports Hall of Fame – Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Award
McDonald’s Most Valuable Player Scholarship Recipient

Long Distance Races
2019 Bare Burro 5k
2021 Los Angeles Marathon
2021 Zion National Park 1/2 Marathon
2022 Vancouver Marathon


Certifications & Training

  • Durga’s Tiger School of Tantra, Yoga and Shamanism – RYS 200hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification
  • Social Justice Partners Los Angeles – Anti-racism for White People Course
  • American Sailing Association – ASA 101, ASA 103, ASA 104, ASA 106
  • PADI Scuba Diving – Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Wreck Diving
  • The Royal Conservatory for Music – Grade 8 Examination in Piano
  • The Royal Conservatory for Music – Grade 2 Examination in Rudiments, First Class Honors with Distinction
  • California Class M1 License – Motorcycle License
  • Canadian Lifesaving Society – National Lifeguard – Pool Certification
  • Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisational and Sketch Comedy Training Center – Improv 101
  • British Columbia Serving it Right – Responsible Beverage Service Program

 


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