April Stewart is the head of Clinical Services at Akira by TELUS Health, where she oversees all clinical services across Canada for virtual care. In this role April has had the opportunity to combine her clinical knowledge with business development. Her experience working in a start-up and being involved in multiple acquisitions has provided her with a unique experience in health, tech and business.
April Stewart is a nurse practitioner trained in primary care. She attended the University of Toronto where she received bachelor’s degrees with honours in both Physical Education and Health as well as Nursing. April spent several years working as a charge nurse in Toronto taking care of critically ill patients. April then went on to complete her Masters of Nursing at the University of British Columbia where she graduated with honours as a nurse practitioner.
Since graduating, April has spent her career working with marginalized populations in the downtown east side of Vancouver. She has also spent a large amount of time working in rural and remote communities in Northern BC, ON and Guatemala. She is also a nurse practitioner trained in Oncology and is passionate about health screening and health promotion.