Ada Okonkwo-Dappa

Ada (she/her) (MPH) is a proud Black-African Canadian who is now settled on the traditional territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən speaking peoples and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. Ada comes to the ISU having recently completed her Masters in Public Health at UVic. Ada is a Research and Data Analyst with the Innovation Support Unit in the Department of Family Practice at UBC. Joining the ISU team, Ada also has a background in community and stakeholder engagement, and is passionate about advancing the health of systematically oppressed populations using mixed methods research design to advance and improve health outcomes.