Nikki Rose is a Sťuxtéwsemc (Secwépemc) nurse currently residing in the unceded territory of Secwépemc'ulucw, specifically Tk’emlups te Secwépemc in Kamloops, British Columbia. Nikki Rose holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Nursing in advanced practice leadership, specializing in Indigenous health, Indigenous nursing leadership, and Indigenous research methodologies.

Nikki Rose brings years of clinical practice and research experience working with Indigenous communities in both rural and remote areas. Her dedication is centered on advancing the parallel pathways of health and wellness, harmonizing both Western and Indigenous approaches, practices, and perspectives. In her role as Clinical Nurse Specialist, Indigenous Cultural Safety with BC Cancer, Nikki Rose is committed to supporting a collective dedication to reconciliation, advancing Indigenous cultural safety, and actively contributing to the eradication of Indigenous-specific racism within healthcare systems.

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