Erica Koopmans

Erica Koopmans
Child Health BC Regional Coordinator for Northern Health

Erica Koopmans is the Regional Coordinator for Northern Health based in Prince George, on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded land of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation. In her role, Erica supports Child Health BC initiatives in the region and collaborates with a variety of service providers across practice settings to plan and implement quality initiatives aimed at improving the health of children. Erica is passionate about strengthening community partnerships to promote positive childhood health and wellbeing and taking collaborative approaches to service design and delivery that foster health equity for children and families in BC.

Erica holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and a Master of Public Health from the University of British Columbia. She is currently a PhD Candidate at UNBC. Her research interests include early childhood development, integrated care, social determinants of health, and health equity. Erica's doctoral research is focused on care coordination for children aged 0 to 8 and their families experiencing social and/or economic barriers in a rural primary health care context.

When she’s not championing children’s health in the north, you can find her hiking local trails, relaxing with a new book and cup of coffee, or spending time with family and friends.