"I will never forget the day I met Moira for the first time. I had then just relocated to Canada and was unsure of the admission process. Moira was managing educational programs and working as an advisor at UBC School of Public Health at that time. I reached her office with my 3-month old son sleeping in the pram! After going through my resume, she helped me with the nitty-gritty of admission process to fulfill my dream: joining the Master of Health Sciences program. That was just the beginning of her role in my academic life. She has counseled and supported me during my graduate studies. Though I loved student life, it was not easy managing studies with a baby at home. Moira was my guide, friend and philosopher at that time. She always had a welcoming smile and a piece of advice despite her busy schedule. I was doing the program with full course-load (5 courses a term). She helped me choose appropriate courses to suit my interests and future plans. During the second semester, I was not planning to choose the course for systematic reviews. It was Moira who advised me to pursue the course; and I cannot thank her enough for that. Be it a question about comprehensive exam or choosing a guide for summer project, Moira was always there to direct. I am sure there are many students like me who have been immensely benefited from Moira’s guidance."

Dr. Vidula Bhole, Senior Medical Writer, Cactus Communications, Mumbai, India