Yona joins UBC CPD with extensive experience in curriculum development and instructional design for healthcare. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Queen's University and a Master of Science in Biomedical Communications from the University of Toronto. Yona's skill set combines science with art. As a biomedical communications specialist, Yona creates visualizations and interactive media to help individuals learn and teach medicine and science. Over her career, Yona has worked with health authorities, universities, museums, and NGOs. Her work has included eLearning modules, scientific illustrations for textbooks and journals, educational games and animations, medical websites, virtual workshops, and more.
As Learning & Curriculum Manager, Yona collaborates with content experts to design, develop, and improve education for health care professionals and their teams.