Perla Araiza Viramontes is a Research Project Assistant within the Nursing and Allied Health Research & Knowledge Translation department at BC Cancer. Perla has a background in the health sciences, having worked in knowledge translation and health promotion during her undergrad at SFU. This has led her to a passion for health equity work and the use of evidence-informed action to bridge health research findings with practice and policy to influence innovative solutions for our healthcare system. Perla will continue to pursue this as a Master of Public Health candidate at SFU.
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