Dr. Sherin Jamal’s healthcare career spans health services planning, research and management. She has collaborated with, supported and led interdisciplinary teams in health care organizations and academic settings and managed research projects throughout the research cycle in addition to supporting the conduct of research. Currently, Sherin os a research associate in long-term care and assisted living at Fraser Health where she leads, manages, and supports patient-oriented, outcomes-based applied research projects. Prior to joining Fraser Health, Sherin held Leader and project specialist roles at Providence Health Care, providing operational, research, planning, and management support to organizational initiatives to improve care for older adults. Sherin holds a MSc in health services planning and administration from the University of British Columbia and a PhD from the University of Victoria. Her doctoral work examined the needs, experiences and decision-making of South Asian older adults and their families regarding long-term care. She is passionate about equity-oriented care, long-term care, and access to care for marginalized populations.