Marlie Valencia is a Research Coordinator at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Marlie is the newest addition to Dr. Susa Benseler’s research team and works closely with Andrea Linares and Michaela Grice. Marlie’s role in UCAN CAN-DU includes screening potential participants, consenting eligible participants, and conducting follow-up visits.
Marlie completed her undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Health Sciences) at McMaster University and began doing research as an Undergraduate Research Student. After completing her undergraduate degree, Marlie began working for McMaster University as a Clinical Research Coordinator and has worked in numerous departments including Pediatric Neurooncology, Pediatric Endocrinology, General Surgery, and Surgical Oncology.
Marlie is passionate about creating a positive research experience for patients and their families and is looking forward to being a part of the UCAN CAN-DU team!