Joann Varickanickal is a project coordinator at the Institute for Work & Health. She joined the Institute in April 2021 and is currently working with Dr. Dwayne Van Eerd, Dr. Emile Tompa and Emma Irvin.
Before joining IWH, Varickanical worked on research projects in academic, government and non-profit organizations. She is passionate about health geography and community development.
Varickanickal received a bachelor of environmental studies in geography and environmental management at the University of Waterloo, and a master's degree in geography from McMaster University.