Paige Fitzsimmons, MA
Paige is a Canadian currently working in the United Kingdom after completing a Master of Arts in Bioethics & Society at King’s College London. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of British Columbia, and before pursing bioethics, she worked as an Aquatic Science Technician in the Molecular Genetics Laboratory of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
During her MA program, she worked as a graduate research assistant looking at pharmaceutical cost effectiveness regulation across the UK, the EU and the US. For her MA thesis, she researched the moral implications of the upcoming adoption of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing by the National Health Service in the UK and the effect this will have on expectant mothers. Currently, she is working as a Community Engagement Manager in London managing the delivery of research projects across the globe, and is a member of the GE2P2 Global Foundation’s Compassionate Use/Expanded Access Advisory Services team.