Meet the new Prentice Institute Research Analyst, Lisa-Marie Swanepoel
Lisa-Marie's background is in Public Health and Epidemiology. She completed her bachelor's and Master’s in Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge. Her master’s thesis specifically looked at childhood adversity's impact on pregnancy outcomes from a life course perspective. Lisa-Marie completed her thesis under the supervision of Dr. Cheryl Currie. While busy with her master's she worked in the Social Epidemiology in Action Lab. Outside of academia, Lisa-Marie was employed by Alberta Health Services to help vulnerable populations obtain government identification.
Her journey with the Institute began as a part-time research assistant working on a project focused on the impact of loneliness on economic outcomes under Dr. Boco. She is excited about her new role at the institute.
“I am delighted to be joining the Institute full-time as a research analyst. I look forward to working alongside all staff and affiliates of the Prentice Institute” – Lisa-Marie