Jessica Pimienta 2019

Jessica Pimienta

Jessica Pimienta is a Registered Nurse in the Family Birthing Centre at Michael Garron Hospital. Currently she is pursuing her Master of Nursing at Ryerson University, specializing in the field of Leadership in Health Care Policy and Education.

Her thesis work examines perinatal health care for recent immigrant women during the three-month OHIP waiting period, and has the potential to influence Ontario’s health policies. Jessica aspires to contribute to the growing body of literature related to the intersections of women’s health, immigration, and pregnancy.