Upon completion of her Bachelor of Life Sciences degree at Queen’s University in 2004, Marija went on to complete her Masters of Chemical Sciences degree in 2007. Marija then enjoyed a one year contract as a research assistant at Laurentian University working in the field of skeletal muscle plakins.
Shifting her research focus from bench to clinical, she began her full-time employment at Medicor Research Inc. in 2008 while teaching Anatomy and Physiology at Cambrian College part-time. Married in 2007 and her first of 2 children arriving in 2009, she decided to work exclusively in clinical research. As a CRC she enjoys a diverse field of learning with the flexibility of a good work and family life balance. She takes pleasure in her time outside of work, playing with her children and spending time with her husband and friends.