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AboutHeather comes to the group with varied work experience and education. Along with a Bachelor of Technology in Graphic Communications, she has a MA in Environmental Education and Communication. During the latter, she began working in clinical trials for the Multi-Organ Transplant program and found an interest in research and the transplant program. She is excited to be working with Dr. Mucsi and his research team, examining psycho-social and ethno-cultural influences on kidney transplantation access, a very important step to determining and improving the quality of life of those with kidney disease.
Cultural Projects Manager
PROMIS Project Co-lead
Data & Analytics Manager
AboutHighly interested in data analytics and predictive modeling, I completed my studies at the University of Toronto with honors, majoring in Actuarial Science and Statistics in 2017. I believe that these paths can assist professionals make informed decisions based on historic data and I am passionate on applying my knowledge in these fields to real-world applications. My academic and professional interests are geared towards statistical analyses, programming and scientific research.
Barriers Project Co-lead
AboutI am a student at the University of Toronto studying Neuroscience, Psychology and Physiology. I have always wanted to be a part of the healthcare industry, with a particular interest in the underlying connections between the physiological and psychosocial wellbeing of patients. I believe a lot can be done to improve patients’ quality of life and healthcare accessibility.
AboutI am a Registered Nurse with the Transplant Program. My research focuses on the validation and clinical implementation of patient reported outcome measures and its use in clinical prognostication. I want to understand how to quickly identify lapses in quality of life so that the appropriate interventions can be implemented.
AboutAni is the Information Specialist for nephrology and transplantation at the University Health Network’s Health Sciences Libraries. With a Master of Information Studies from the University of Toronto and over 20 years of experience in Health Sciences librarianship, she provides expert literature searching for regular and systematic reviews and training on informatics, evidence-based literature searching, and the effective use of library resources. Ani supports research students in the Multi-Organ Transplant program through training, one-on-one consultations and mentoring.
Humber Site Lead
AboutI am majoring in medical sciences at Brock University. My interests lie in reducing psychosocial and ethnocultural barriers to chronic kidney disease and transplantation. I look forward to integrating my experiences working with cultural and religious groups with the expertise and knowledge of my peers. I aspire to be a clinician scientist, integrating the social determinants of health with current standards of care in hopes of reducing health disparities in a culturally sensitive manner.
AboutI am currently pursuing my BSc at the University of Toronto, with a double major in Human Biology and Neuroscience. I am interested in understanding and eliminating the psychosocial and ethnocultural barriers to living donor kidney transplantation, and I would like to develop my clinical research skills. In the future, I hope to further a career in Medicine.
AboutI am pursuing my bachelors with a Health Science honours specialization and Rehabilitation Science minor at the University of Western Ontario. I am interested in the impacts of health social determinants on health behaviours and access to healthcare. I aim to further my understanding of cultural barriers to transplantation, their effects on patient outcomes, and how to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
Dan (Jessica) Li
AboutThis is Dan(Jessica) Li from the data team. I am currently a fourth year undergraduate from University of Toronto. My majors are Statistics and Cognitive Science. I am interested in data management. I love fitness, cooking and reading. And I own a cat.
AboutLydia is entering her second year of studies at the University of Toronto. She is going to be pursuing a double major in Physiology and Global Health, with a minor in Psychology. By studying the social aspects of health and illness, Lydia hopes to pursue careers in medicine and public health, with the goal of giving back to her community.
AboutI am a computer science and psychology student at the University of Toronto. My interests center around identifying barriers to living donor kidney transplant and educating patients in how to overcome them. Other interests I have include computer science and software engineering. I hope to add to my knowledge of clinical research techniques and work with the Kidney Health Education and Research team to make kidney transplant education available to all patients.
AboutI have just finished my second year of studies at the University of Toronto (St. George campus) where I am specializing in Physiology. I plan to pursue medicine after completing my undergraduate studies.
AboutI am a student in the University of Toronto Scarborough Neuroscience Specialist program. My interests stem from my time in the UK observing the renal department and learning haemodialysis from professionals of the field. Having enrolled in a Neuroscience program, I would like to integrate my knowledge of the brain and anatomical functions to understand the onset of biological diseases in a greater depth.