Cassandra (Sammy) Iammarino MN, RN

Sammy has been a nursing instructor at the University of Calgary in Qatar since 2017. Prior to teaching at UCQ she worked as a clinician in harm reduction, substance use, mental health, and primary care with vulnerable populations for 10 years as well as a nurse educator in post-secondary education in Vancouver, Canada. As a member of the nursing faculty, Sammy teaches community and mental health nursing and has lead the implementation of resources to support student success in licensing exams. She is interested in conducting research related to vulnerable populations, substance use, health inequities, and access to health care.