Juliana Prestes

Community Engagement

Juliana has joined IMPART since its birth in 2017 to develop and direct our community engagement plan. Ultimately, Juliana is a science apprentice and she investigates the immediate needs of vulnerable patients in Saint John and the greater Maritimes. Juliana has collaborated with the United Nations, Avenue B Harm Reduction, Hope Pre-School in Central Africa and much more.

Juliana has attended the University of New Brunswick for a bachelor of sciences. Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick/IMPART team has officially sponsored her to become Canadian. Thus, Juliana has set a lifelong commitment to be the first “MD-PhD” candidate at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.

Juliana is mentored by Dr. John Dornan , Dr. Keith Brunt, Sarah Melville, Dr. Jean-Françoisé Legaré and other IMPART members. Her interests are translational science, data science, vulnerable populations, orthopaedic/trauma surgery, conflict/rural medicine, machine learning and safety in the work place.

Outside medicine, Juliana enjoys nature, music and food. She is also a medallist in equestrian jumping and an experienced backpacker.



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