Marina Albuquerque is a Nurse Practioner, specializing in primary health care. Marina’s path to nursing began with the completion of her Bachelor of Physical & Health Education at the University of Toronto (UofT). With a strong interest in health and desire to care for others, Marina decided to pursue nursing at UofT, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She practiced as a registered nurse in the community and family medicine setting for 10 years and the desire to further develop led Marina to attend Athabasca University and earn her Master of Nursing in Nurse Practitioner degree. She is passionate about illness prevention, health promotion, and providing a holistic approach to health care delivery. Marina has a strong interest in helping patients manage the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and restoring gut health, with her ultimate goal being to improve overall wellbeing and quality of life.