Juliana Prestes

Director, Community Technology

Through a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine, Juliana explores the immediate needs of vulnerable patients in Saint John and the greater Maritimes. The main objective of Juliana’s work on behalf of IMPART is to develop projects in Artificial Intelligence, SaaS, mobile Apps and other technologies focused on benefiting vulnerable patients. In addition, Juliana has authored and managed humanitarian projects for the United Nations, Rotary Club, AIDS Saint John, Sophia Recovery Centre and Hope Community, in Central Africa.

Juliana has attended the University of New Brunswick for a bachelor of Sciences and she has hopes to be the first “MD-PhD” candidate at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, specializing in 21st century surgery and medicine for vulnerable patients.

Juliana is mentored by Dr. John Dornan,  Dr. Keith Brunt  and other IMPART team members. Her interests are translational medicine, orthopaedic/trauma/plastic surgeries, conflict and rural medicine, machine learning, vulnerable populations and optimization of health resources.

Outside academia, Juliana enjoys nature, music and daily yoga. She is also a medallist in equestrian jumping and an experienced backpacker.

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