Jessica Galo

Jessica joined CARA and the CARA Connection Committee in November 2015.  Currently, she is a Data Access Coordinator at Population Data BC in the University of British Columbia.  She has extensive experience in health care and health care research, having been responsible for the coordination of health outcomes projects from grant development, ethics and data access application facilitation, stakeholder engagement through to knowledge translation.  In her current position at Population Data BC, she provides support and guidance to researchers during data access request development and coordinates the review of data access applications among data stewards including the Ministry of Health.  Her background in Biology (BSc), Nursing (LPN), and Business (GDBA) has provided a sound foundation for her position in health care research.