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Anissa Gamble joining DHC on-ice staff

Updated: Jan 29, 2020

Western Pacific Sports Academy with co-ordination with Dexcom Canada is pleased to announce that Anissa Gamble is joining the on-ice staff at Diabetes Hockey Camp.

Anissa is a Canadian scientist, professional hockey player, and activist in the type 1 diabetes community. She grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick and proceeded to complete high school at Appleby College situated in Oakville, Ontario. She completed her undergraduate studies playing Division 1 hockey in the NCAA at Robert Morris University (RMU) majored in biology with a concentration in pre-med and minored in chemistry. She went on to study her master of science in experimental surgery evaluating islet cell transplantation under the supervision of Dr. A.M.J Shapiro. During this time, Gamble commenced her professional hockey career playing for the Calgary Inferno apart of the Canadian Women's Hockey league (CWHL).  Gamble moved back to Toronto to play for the Toronto Furies and works as a research analyst at UHN eHealth of innovations evaluating telemedicine for T1D management. She is on route to study her PhD at the University of Toronto IHPME program creating a Canadian patient engagement network, educational platform and virtual health care visits. In her spare time, you can find her outdoors working with T1D communities like Connected in Motion, DSkate, JDRF, I Challenge diabetes or Hope foundation. 

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