We Are IH: Reconciliation key to perinatal substance use nurse

May 2, 2024
Tiova and her husband Twan with their horse Diamond.

Name: Tiova de Kok (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Regional, Project Lead, Perinatal Substance Use
Years of Service: 21
Worksite: Regional role, based out of 100 Mile District General Hospital
Community: 100 Mile House
Ancestral Territory: Secwépemc
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: “Always be a little kinder than necessary.” - J.M. Barie

Tiova de Kok – wife, mother, grandmother, nurse and lifelong learner – knew from when she was a small child that nursing was a life goal. She’s had the privilege of serving since 2003 and feels blessed to be surrounded by passionate, dedicated colleagues who support and bring ideas to life. 

Born in Dinsmore, Saskatchewan, and raised in both Saskatoon and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tiova believes that you can find art and creativity in everything you put your hands to.

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