Elise has a BSc in Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Lethbridge, with further professional development in digital health and healthcare change management. Prior to joining SPARK Alberta, she pursued these passions via operational development, clinical trials, and stakeholder engagement roles within startups and non-for-profits in the Alberta healthcare innovation ecosystem. She’s looking forward to continuing this path at SPARK Alberta by supporting innovation from academia into healthcare! Outside of work, Elise enjoys making music, painting, reading, and any activity in the Rockies.