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Mari Somerville is a health system impact fellow at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her current program of research involves understanding the science of learning health systems and using these findings to implement evidence-based patient safety recommendations across the health centre.  Previously, Mari completed her PhD at Griffith University in Australia where she explored the nutrition care delivery for people living with prediabetes. Mari also has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, a Master of Public Health in Community Nutrition, a Certificate of Global Health and is a registered dietitian. Mari aims to combine her skills in implementation science with her expertise in public health nutrition to implement health services interventions that improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Nova Scotia and the Atlantic provinces.   


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