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Maria Emmerick M.D., MSc, MHSc candidate

Maria is an enthusiastic M.D. from Brazil that joined our team in February 2019 while still taking her Master of Health Science at UBC. She also has a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences and a Master degree in Neuroimmunology. She loves to be part of a patient’s care and is eager to learn how the Canadian Health Care system works. She is a dedicated team player who is helping with the med-legal processes and has a special interest in the bio-psycho-social aspects of chronic pain.

Maria is also an active member of the Brazilian group of physicians that are living in Vancouver and that are pursuing a medical career here. She has a blog with information for Brazilian MDs that want to immigrate to Canada and is also a volunteer in the Association of International Medical Graduates of British Columbia.  

Maria loves being with friends, organizing parties and cooking. She has an Instagram page dedicated exclusively to her amazing recipes.

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