Marie grew up in Toronto, Canada and graduated from the University of Waterloo with a biology degree before moving to Australia to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She obtained her veterinary medicine degree from the University of Sydney. She enjoys surgery as well as the challenge of working up complex medicine cases. She is fluent in English and can speak Cantonese as well.
Marie has a ginger tabby named Sushi, whom she left in the capable hands of her dad when she moved to Australia. She FaceTimes them regularly and makes sure she brings lots of treats and toys whenever she visits. In her spare time, she enjoys making the most of Australia’s sunny climate by stand up paddle boarding, snorkelling, and going to the beach. She has no regrets about trading in the snowy slopes for sandy beaches and has settled in well.