Cristina Alarcon is a community pharmacist living
and working in Vancouver. She is a clinical instructor of
pharmacy practice for the faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia,
and holds a masters in Bioethics from the University of Navarre, Spain.
The second of six children,she was born in
Madrid, Spain, immigrated to Canada with her family at the age of seven,
and grew up in Ottawa, Montreal, and Vancouver. Passionate
about her work, Cristina has spoken out in the media and written in
defense of human life and the rights of conscience for healthcare
professionals. She has 22 lovely nieces and nephews.