Alison’s background is in Health Systems research— specifically around equitable access to high-quality prenatal care in Canada and the United States. Alison has extensive experience working with vulnerable populations and diverse groups of people, both here in North America and internationally. As an emerging leader in decolonizing research and healthcare practice, Alison is committed to working towards transformative, anti-racist, justice-oriented policy and programming for all. Alison has also been a patient partner on SPOR projects through the Peer Models Network as well as a Consultant around BIPOC engagement in the Health Economics Systems Modelling methods cluster since 2018.
“I feel extremely privileged to be joining the BC SUPPORT Unit Advisory Council. I hope to be a good representative of my ancestors, and the many communities that I represent who have shaped who I am today. I am a refugee, wife, mother, Black woman and community advocate”, says Alison.