Brigida graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2001. Since then, she has been working at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre for Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). At VCH, she has collaborated in the Review/Update of the Tracheostomy/Ventilator Management Training provided to Nursing and patients/relatives/Care Givers. She has also contributed to the Review/Update of Tracheostomy and Ventilator related Decision Support Tools. Currently she is Involved in patient care, admissions and discharges of patients requiring respiratory equipment.
Back in 2013, she was part of the Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation and –Long Term Mechanical Ventilation (PMV/LTMV) Canadian Panel. She reviewed the criteria for transitions of PMV/LTMV patients.
In her free time, she likes to spend time reading, gardening and hiking.