Jessica Luc

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ASTech Awards: 

,  Finalist,  

2016 Tomorrow
Area of Expertise: 
Science
Presentation Topics: 

1. Innovation and Science: The Life Behind Research on Ex Vivo Organ Perfusion and Artificial Hearts
2. Medical Education and Mentorship: The Importance of Investing in the Future Generation
3. Success, Failures and Staying Human: The Secret to Happiness

Short Bio: 

Jessica is a third year medical student at the University of Alberta with a passion for research, the improvement of quality healthcare mixed with an interest in humanism in medical education.

Jessica has conducted research in three different fields and published in science, translational, clinical and education research. Her research collaborators include the Mayo Clinic, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, University of Sydney and The Collaborative Research Group.

Jessica was named a Top 30 Under 30 in Alberta and was awarded full tuition scholarships. She hosts the Humanism in Medicine Film Festival, established a temporary boutique for homeless youth and hosted a Fashion Show for All Sizes to bring awareness to the prevention of eating disorders.

Geographic Areas: 
Edmonton area
Speaker Location: 
Edmonton , AB
Canada