Dr. Hansford grew up in Prince George. After she graduated from Duchess Park in 2006, she went to UNBC to study bio-medicine and then went on to U of A to study Nutrition. While she was studying Nutrition, she was granted early admission into the dental program at UBC. Dr. Hansford graduated from UBC in 2015, earning her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry, and has practised here in Prince George ever since.
Dr. Hanford is a person with many talents. She grew up competing in biathlon, and put herself through university working for the Ministry of Forests as a heli-attack forest fire fighter, where she spent six years slinging a chainsaw and working the pumps. She’s an avid volunteer and has served as a Student Mentor Leader at UBC and as a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society, St. John’s Ambulance, The University Hospital of Northern BC, and the Vancouver Downtown East Side Dental Clinic.
Outside work, she’s an outdoor enthusiast who can be found mountain biking, playing hockey, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. She and her husband, Ryan, recently welcomed a new addition to their family, their son, Parker, was born in 2020.