Joana graduated from the George Brown College Registered Practical Nurse Program in 2019 with Honours. As a new graduate, she worked at a cosmetic clinic as a nurse aesthetician and cosmetic consultant. She then specialized in coronary care and worked at Toronto General Hospital on the General Internal Medicine unit for 2 years. She brings with her an interest in medical injection therapy and in the use of biologics, like Platelet Rich Plasma, NStride and Stem Cells, to positively affect the health of her patients.

Joana is passionate about caring for patients, and the trust that develops with that relationship.

She hails from Portugal, coming to Canada at the age of 7, and is fluent in Portuguese and English. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.