Mari Boesen MSc PMP

Mari Boesen is the Associate Director of the AbSPORU Pragmatic Clinical Trials Platform. She is tasked with planning, managing, and operationalizing the PCT Platforms’ various initiatives. Mari represents the PCT platform in the Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research: Pragmatic Clinical Trials certificate by providing both content and direction. She is also working on a number of patient recruitment and public awareness strategies, and is looking forward to pilot projects in innovative clinical trial methodology.


Melanie King Rosario RN MN

Melanie Rosario is the Associate Director in Calgary for the AbSPORU Career Development Platform and leads a number of major CD Platform initiatives, including the Certificate program and the Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship program. Melanie is the team lead in Calgary for the CD Platform and works closely with the Associate Director in Edmonton, as well as the Platform Leads. Her background includes nursing, research, and project management experience in various clinical and academic institutions across Canada and overseas.