Andrea has a Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Dalhousie University. She has 27 years of experience in various fields but her heart lies in pediatrics. Since 2000, she has been working in the Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS. She has been a strong advocate for encouraging youth with arthritis to attend Camp JoinTogether at Brigadoon.
Her hobbies include spending time at the beach, reading and keeping in touch with friends. She lives with her husband in the west end of Halifax. Her two children are away at university but she still has a very loud cat at home.