Aria is a second-year medical student at the University of British Columbia and has been part of the MARI team since September 2019. Aria completed his BSc. (Hons) in Microbiology and Immunology in 2017 and has experience working as a clinical research coordinator in an Endocrine practice. He has an active interest in medical research, and was recently involved in an initiative supporting safe surgical and maternal care for residents in eight rural communities across British Columbia. Aria has a passion for the outdoors and can often be found biking, hiking, or camping all over the Pacific Northwest.