Divya received her Ph.D. in Public Health from the Institute of Health Management Research University, India (a WHO Collaborating Centre for District Health System based on Primary Health Care). She currently works as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bruyère Research Institute affiliated with the University of Ottawa. Her postdoctoral research focuses on patient engagement in research. She also holds a post-graduate diploma in Digital Health from Algonquin College, Ottawa. Before this, she gained valuable experience working as a Senior Research Officer at International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), India. In 2012, she received a ‘Young Researcher Grant’ award focusing on child health rights under the Future Health Systems (FHS) junior faculty and postgraduate student awards. FHS- a research consortium headquartered at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with IIHMR University as one of the global partners. Her research interests include effective patient engagement, interdisciplinary research, and social determinants of health.