"I've been a nurse for 14 years, and it is truly my passion. I love advocating for patients, and ensuring myself and my team are providing the best evidence-based care available. I've lived in the GTA my whole life, and I love the diversity of its people; I believe it's what truly makes us better and stronger. I live in Markham with my husband and two daughters, and our dog Radar. My areas of expertise include nursing education, emergency nursing, paediatric nursing. My go to healthy habit include forest walks with my vizsla, Radar. Things that I love include: oreos, beach vacations, and Netflix binges."
"I identify as female. I am a second generation immigrant. My parents are from Sri Lanka. I am a Registered Nurse with primary care and community care experience. My go to healthy habit is meal prepping for the week on Sundays. I enjoy eating sweets and trying different cuisines."
"My ethnicity is Chinese. I was born in Scarborough and grew up in Markham. My area of expertise is in general family medicine. My go to healthy habit is keeping a regular sleep routine. I love travelling. My favourite country that I have visited is Japan."
"I am a second generation Tamil-Canadian. My parents immigrated from Sri Lanka to Canada almost 30 years ago due to civil war. I've lived in Scarborough all of my life so it is what I associate with the feeling of "home". I have great memories all over the city. I'm a two time U of T graduate. I am a UTSC alumna (graduating with a BSc: majors in Psychology and Neuroscience, minor in Biology), and a U of T Nursing alumna (graduating with a BScN). I enjoy writing, painting, spending time with family, and practicing yoga in my spare time. My area of expertise includes case management. My go to health habit is Sleep. It impacts energy, immune system function, learning and memory, alertness and focus, mood, and so much more. I ground myself with the quote: "One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the
I consider myself an international person. I have lived in many countries. I am Canadian of South Asian origin. As a child, I traveled extensively as my father worked for United Nations. I went to University of Windsor for my BSc. and University of Toronto for medical school and residency. My faith is spiritual and I identify with all religions. I came to work at UTSC over 30 years ago as I would like to see young people of all cultures/races and religion and genders optimize their potential and contribute to society. My area of expertise is family medicine. My go to healthy habit is hugging my kids. I love sunshine."
"I am African, born in Nigeria. My areas of expertise include adult med-surgical care and community nursing. My go to healthy habit is dancing. I love listening to music when cleaning my environment."