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Emily Boucher

Election Year: 2020

Election Constituency: Canada

Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence

Rhodes Identifier: Prairies & Green Templeton 2020

Emily Boucher


Emily Boucher is a first-year medical student and a graduate of the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at the University of Calgary. She is passionate about raising the standard of care for older adults through clinical research and knowledge translation. Emily has experience in both clinical and basic science research and spent one summer evaluating the use of technologies for aging in Hong Kong. She has published her research in a first-author manuscript in a peer-reviewed journal. Emily founded the Campus Community Closet program at the University of Calgary, which allows students to obtain clothing, school supplies and hygiene products at no cost, being utilized by over 885 students to date and diverting over 5000 pounds of textiles from the landfill. In her free time, Emily enjoys skiing with the University of Calgary's cross-country ski team and cooking with friends and family. Emily intends to continue her studies in population health.