Alicia is a nurse practitioner in the diabetes comprehensive care program- nephrology at St. Michael’s Hospital. She also works with the Emergency Medical Assistance Team (EMAT) providing primary health care to diverse communities. Alicia graduated from Centennial College with a diploma in nursing in 2004 and then completed her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Ryerson University in 2007. She then went on to complete a Master's degree in nursing in 2009 from D’Youville College, Buffalo New York. In 2014, she completed her nurse practitioner - primary health care certificate program at McMaster University.
Her distinctive passion and interests are in the area of nursing leadership, expansion of safe practice settings and quality of work life environments, with a distinct focus on excellence and safety in patient care. Her 13 years of nursing experience includes progressive senior nursing management/leadership, nursing research and staff positions in the acute care, outpatient, primary care sectors and nursing education. Alicia also holds clinical appointments at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto as an adjunct lecturer. She is a well-known and highly respected nurse leader who is interested in serving on the provincial nominations committee.