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 was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2001 and was later diagnosed with the stomach disorder, diabetic gastroparesis, in 2017. Since then, she has been inspired to become involved in research through various roles. She is currently a Master’s student...

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...