Health & Science

My passion for science and research has led me to a career in healthcare-focused communications. Below are links to some of my work in this area:

Diabetes Canada Podcast LogoThe Diabetes Canada Podcast

I host and produce the Diabetes Canada Podcast. Get updates on the latest diabetes research, hear stories from those living with the disease, and find out what you can do to make a difference.

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Diabetes: From Beta Cells to Bicycles Podcast

I hosted and produced this podcast mini-series with the BC Diabetes Research Network. It highlights six of the researchers in their network and the ways they are supporting better health for everyone with diabetes in British Columbia and across the country.

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Poster for the From Beta Cells to Bicycles Podcast


My Medium Blog

On Medium, you can find my personal musings on all things science, chronic illness and more.

Personal Journalism

The New Family: Reunited with her 10th grade boyfriend

Research Profiles

As the Director of Communications and Marketing at the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine, I developed a series of profiles on some of Ontario’s top stem cell researchers.

Dr. Gordon Keller

Dr. Bernard Thebaud

Dr. Marc Jeschke

Dr. Penney Gilbert

Dr. Maryam Faiz

Dr. Cindi Morshead

Dr. John Schertzer

Dr. Michael Laflamme

Dr. Manoj Lalu

Dr. Phillip Karpowicz

Dr. Jenny Bruin


Assorted science and health writing

How the patient voice is transforming database research

Taking steps in the right direction to prevent diabetes-related amputation

Patient-Oriented Research in the Spotlight for Diabetes Awareness Month

New study from Diabetes Action Canada researcher highlights increase in diabetes-related amputation in Ontario

Losing Patience: Ontario patients support stem cell research – now they need help navigating to real treatments

How an Orbis surgery transformed a future

Thirst for knowledge fuels Orbis volunteer

Unregulated stem cell treatments raise concerns

Regenerative Medicine: Moving closer to the clinic and commercialization

Canadians with diabetes deserve a life free of fear

Diabetes Action Canada Patient Partner Spotlight