Leslie Brown is a U3 student pursuing a degree in Physiology with a minor in Health Geography. She is interested in global health, social determinants of health, and preventive medicine. Outside of school, she enjoys history and film.
Lamiah is a second year Master of Science in Public Health candidate with a Bachelor in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia. She is passionate about bridging the social science and quantitative sectors of public health to create a lasting impact. Her research interests include neglected global diseases, child and maternal health, early childhood development, and infectious disease control. She is inspired by the interdisciplinary nature of global health work and is excited to be involved in showcasing students work through the journal. When she’s not searching for flight deals, she enjoys cooking, reading, and being outdoors.
Nareesa Karmali is Master of Science in Public Health student at McGill University and a recent graduate of Western University with a BMSc Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences. Her interest in global health stems from an internship in Tanzania where she developed a public health campaign about nutrition and disease for young mothers. Nareesa is particularly interested in the facets of global health involving data science, health education, and health policy. Outside of her academic and career interests, Nareesa is an avid traveller and has travelled to over 25 countries, with her favorite travels being to Egypt, Japan, Morocco, and Greece!
Katherine is an undergraduate completing her studies in International Development and Health Geography. Her interests lie in working with nonprofits and health projects, specifically mental health and technology.
Samir is an undergraduate student and Global Health Scholar at McGill university. This past summer, he had the pleasure of working with Dr. Monica Ruiz-Casares and Dr. Shelene Gentz on the Children’s Worlds project for Namibia. He is also interested in the study of infectious diseases and has worked as a research assistant for TB REACH (RI-MUHC). Since a young age, he has been involved in advocacy, predominantly regarding healthcare disparities for the hard of hearing community, and he hopes to continue learning about the ways he can be an effective ally.
I am a 4th-year student in environmental science, with a focus on ecological determinants of health. I am originally from Connecticut and have loved living in Montreal for the past few years. I have enjoyed joining “Reimagining Global Health” this year, as well as being on both department and faculty exec councils in the past. I look forward to being an outreach coordinator for MJGH for another semester!
Hi everyone! I'm a U3 student studying Computer Science and Biology. Currently my research interests are in the applications of computer science to medicine. More specifically, I'm analyzing MRI images at different modalities to better understand the pathology of multiple sclerosis. Outside of school, I love hiking, cooking (dumplings), and re-watching Avatar the Last Airbender.