Jessica is an experienced public health nurse who has been working in health promotion and chronic disease prevention for the last five years. She has a demonstrated history of engaging with high-risk communities focusing on community capacity building. As a result of her work, she has extensive experience in community consultation and engagement, and program planning, implementation and evaluation.
Jessica completed her Master’s in Public Health at the University of Victoria with a focus in social policy. She is passionate about research and supporting the development of health policies with an equity lens to advance the social determinants of health. She currently resides in Ontario on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe Peoples and of the Haudenosaunee Peoples.