I am a program manager with 10+ years experience in many domains of the healthcare industry - including addiction medicine, infectious disease, nutraceuticals, veterinary medicine, and biomedical informatics. Through this experience I have established a proven track record of delivering high-quality results to both academic and industry partners through rigorous standards, critical analysis, and proactive management. I am known as a problem-solver and mentor who uses excellent communication skills to build good rapport with teammates and stakeholders. Please feel free to contact me with any questions!


2023 – Program Manager
Road to Recovery Initiative
British Columbia Centre on Substance Use

2021 – 2022 Research Scientist and Consultant
Gut4Health Microbiome Core Facility
BC-Children’s Hospital Research Institute

2020 – 2022 Research Scientist
University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics
Mentor: Bruce Vallance

2018 – 2020 Research Scientist
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Mentor: Erik Wright

2017 – 2018 Research Assistant
Examining the potential of the microbiome in children to reduce antibiotic resistance: the EPIC study
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

2016 – 2017 Research Assistant
Optimizing recovery of pathogenic organisms from duodenoscopes
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

2011 – 2012 Research Assistant
Anticryptosporidial efficacy of pre-colostrally delivered Directed Biocide: an immunopathogenic investigation
University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin – Madison
Department of Food Science, 2018
Dissertation: Probiotics for the prevention of Clostridium difficile infection
Committee: Nasia Safdar, James L. Steele, Benjamin J. Darien, and Jan-Peter van Pijkeren

M.S. University of Wisconsin – Madison
Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, 2012
Thesis: Prophylactic efficacy of an engineered biotherapeutic fusion protein against Cryptosporidium parvum in dairy calves

B.S. University of Wisconsin – Madison
Department of Dairy Science, 2010
Natural sciences degree track


2022 – Member, Project Management Institute (PMI)

2022 – Member, PMI Canadian West Coast Chapter