Marliss Taylor

Streetworks, Edmonton

Steering Committee Interim Chair

Marliss Taylor is currently the Program Manager for the Streetworks program in Edmonton. She received a degree in nursing in 1992 and has worked in the field of health care and harm reduction for the past 11 years. Prior to that she worked as a registered nurse in adult and pediatric Intensive Care Units in Regina, Edmonton, and San Antonio. Taylor has experience working in the High Arctic territory of Nunavut where she received a certificate in Advanced Practice Nursing and worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the communities of Kugluktuk and Nurse Manager in Gjoa Haven.

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Program Coordinator Position June 27, 2018

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