Heather comes to the program with varied work experience and education. Along with a Bachelor of Technology in Graphic Communications, Heather completed a MA in Environmental Education and Communication in 2008. While completing the Environmental program Heather started her work experience in the health care system in clinical trials for the Multi-Organ Transplant program. It was here she found a new interest in research and working with transplant program. Currently she is excited to be working with Dr. Mucsi and his research team, examining psycho-social and ethno-cultural influences that affect access to kidney transplantation, a very important step to determining and improving the quality of life of those with kidney disease.