Emma Neary

Emma Neary

Emma Neary is a first-year medical student at Queen’s University and a Queen’s Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) alumni, as well as a native of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Having been diagnosed with IBD in 2014 and psoriatic arthritis in 2017,...
Perry Steckly

Perry Steckly

Perry Steckly loves human behaviour – the good, the bad and especially the ugly.  An extensive policing career fostered his keen interest in people and fueled his consultant company connecting his passion and experience into a variety of services and training programs...
Kate Mason

Kate Mason

Kate Mason is a Registered Nurse and yoga teacher currently living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Kate was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease over ten years ago while in her first-year university. This experience led her to eventually pursue a career in nursing and to volunteer...
Adhiyat Najam

Adhiyat Najam

Adhiyat Najam has been a Type 1 diabetic patient for 17 years. She was diagnosed with the stomach disorder, diabetic gastroparesis, a few years ago as a complication from her underlying diabetes. Since then, she has been inspired to become involved in research through...

Shauna Jones

Shauna Jones is a busy, full-time working wife and mom of two daughters, one of whom has Crohn’s disease. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts BA, Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) BJH and Masters in Adult Education M.Ed. She currently work as a Campus Registrar...