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Resume Writer
Samantha Morais joined Jumpstart in March 2022 as a Volunteer Resume Writer, where she helps refugees build employer-ready resumes. She lived in Portugal while completing her MSc in Epidemiology, PhD in Public Health, and Postdoctoral training at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto. Samantha returned to Canada in September 2021 and is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology at McGill University. Her research interests are in cancer epidemiology and public health, with a special focus on the burden of cancer outcomes other than death. In her free time, Samantha enjoys going for walks, spending time with her cats and sewing.