Shari came to Vancouver after completing Le Toure d’Ontario (French accent required). Heralding from Ottawa, she spent her undergrad in Toronto and completed medical school at Queen’s. Previous accomplishments include being a hip hop dancer and a bicycle disaster artist, but she switched careers to become UBC’s hottest new researcher. Her research background includes predominantly knowledge synthesis work, and she is working on completing her MSc through the UBC School of Population and Public Health. In her spare time she enjoys running, yoga, and exploring BC’s beautiful outdoors alongside its vibrant food scene.