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Mara Ostafichuk

In Memoriam

Website:In Memoriam for Mara Ostafichuk

Carleton and Health Sciences recently lost a member of the community recently with the death of Mara Ostafichuk, aged 25. Mara was a PhD student under Dr. Paul Peters in the Spatial Determinants of Health Lab and a research scholar with the Free Range International Knowledge Exchange. Passionate about social equity and improving access to public health services, Mara was active participant in international rural research and recently travelled with students to Iceland to see other rural health systems first-hand. Mara was a friend to many in Health Sciences and a regular fixture in our research computing lab and will be missed.

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