Julia Imanoff received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Waterloo in 2006. She then pursued a degree in Nursing from Ryerson University, during which she worked at the Hospital for Sick Children on the Good2Go team helping to develop tools for adolescents to transition into adult care. Her experience there lead her towards her passion for health promotion initiatives in her clinical practice as an RN in maternal/child health. Julia has held many volunteer positions on health promotion teams such as Ovarian Cancer Canada, Canadian Red Cross, and Managing Obstetrical Risks Efficiently (MoreOB) Core Team. Julia entered the Masters of Nursing program at the University of Calgary in 2012 and since begun to develop her role as a researcher in her own projects and others in various capacities. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings developing both clinical expertise in Maternal-Child Health and is continuing to develop both qualitative and quantitative research skills in her roles as a student research as well as research assistant. She is interested in the effects of choice, birth experience, birth outcomes, and birth satisfaction on maternal/child health.