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. Further, she 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, cardiology,  conflict/rural medicine and machine learning.

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