Carmen is currently in her second year of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Manitoba. Carmen completed her 4 year BSc with honours at the University of Winnipeg where she majored in Biology. Throughout undergrad Carmen spent 5 years volunteering in various hospitals in Winnipeg to gain experience.
Prior to starting the MPAS program, Carmen was working with children and adults with neurological motor disabilities at The Movement Centre of Manitoba which she found incredibly rewarding and reinforced her decision to want a career working with and helping others. Outside of academia and work Carmen plays both basketball and soccer. She also helps coach high school basketball. Carmen enjoys traveling, camping, hiking and pretty much anything that involves being outdoors.