Emiliana joined HQC as a researcher in May 2022. Her work focuses on gaining a better perspective of the population’s health in Saskatchewan through a variety of research methodologies to inform evidence-based decision-making, practice and policy.
In her previous positions, Emiliana has engaged in a diverse spectrum of research types, including quantitative and qualitative research methods. She has worked in integrating clinical and community strategies to improve health outcomes and well-being with several population groups, such as cancer patients and survivors, racial and ethnic minorities in Canada, and rural communities in Africa.
Emiliana has a background in nursing and holds a master’s degree from the University of Sao Paulo, and a PhD from the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to HQC, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University with an emphasis on mental health and community-based participatory research with Indigenous Peoples.