We welcome applications to our team. If you are a prospective graduate student wishing to learn more about our group, please contact us at email@example.com. If you are a research personnel or prospective student volunteer, please contact us with your transcript, a one-page motivation letter, and resume. The Kidney Health Education and Research Group involves multiple disciplines and supports our members career growth. Below you can learn about our past team members and their many great contributions to Kidney Health Education and Research Group.
Maame Efua De-Heer is a Clinical Research Analyst with the team for the A.C.TI.O.N project. She attained her Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Social and Behavioural health sciences, and a dual specialization in Global Health and Health Services & Policy Research. Her research interests centered on Black Health, Maternal & Child health, Intimate partner violence etc.
Noor El-Dassouki (MSc, BSc) is a Research Associate at UHN with a background in biomedical sciences and global health. Encompassing a passion for health equity, her role with KHERG involves managing various research projects where she has the opportunity to examine inequities using mixed methods research and partner with racialized communities across the GTA to improve equitable access to transplant.
Rhonda C. George is a sociologist with research expertise on the social dimensions of race and racialization, as it pertains to Caribbean diasporic populations in the U.S. and Canada. She uses mixed-method and qualitative methodologies coupled with Critical Race and Intersectional theoretical paradigms to interrogate issues of racial stratification within social institutions.
Hello! I am a third-year undergraduate majoring in Computer Science & Cognitive Science at UofT, in the hopes of one day inventing a superpowerful, cyperbunk-styled Artificial Intelligence...but that’s a long ways away 😉. As a Senior Python Developer, I am responsible for maintaining the team's main codebase designed to extract significant results from patient data. I enjoy my role on this team because it frequently provides me with opportunities to formulate creative solutions for all kinds of complex problems. My future prospects include completing a Master's degree in the field of Computer Science and adopting a tiny cat.
Hi! I am a second year UofT student learning computer science. I have been with the team since September 2020. My role as a Python developer involves extracting, transferring, and cleaning data for analysis.
Hi! I am Jasmine, a third year Comp. Sci. student at UofT with a passion in healthcare industry. As a full-stack web developer at KHERG, my role is to maintain various organization's websites and develop tools that enhance researcher's experience in writing research papers.
I am a Computer Engineering Graduate Student specializing in Machine Learning and Cloud Computing at the University of Toronto. I have been with the team since May '20. My role as a Data Engineer involves designing new features, testing and maintaining the database for high functionality.
I am a fourth-year Statistics & Computer Science student at the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto. My friends and colleagues describe me as approachable, enthusiastic and hard-working. I have cultivated a strong interest in the health care industry and has been consistently on the lookout for opportunities to use my skills in real life applications of machine learning. I am always curious and looking forward to the future landscape of the health care industry.
Hi my name is Kirby! I am a third-year undergraduate student at University of Toronto studying computer science. I am part of the web development team with KHERG because I enjoy creating software solutions and want to apply my technical skills to make an impact in the field of health research.
Hi! I am a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Toronto studying Computer Science. My interests include art, design, solving challenging problems, and applying my technical skills in the real world. I am excited to join the data team at KHERG as a Python Developer, where I hope to develop my abilities and make an impact in the field of healthcare!
I have graduated with a degree in Commerce, specializing in Accounting and majoring in Economics.
I am Mexican. I studied internal medicine and nephrologist at one the most prestigious center in Latin America. As soon as I finish it, I came to Toronto to pursue a kidney transplant fellowship. I am currently doing a post-doc research fellowship. I am planning to study a master in Clinical Epidemiology or Quality Improvement. Thank you for having me here!
I am a third-year undergraduate student at University of Toronto, with statistical science specialist and mathematics major. I am passionate about data analysis and using it to solve real life problems. It is a great opportunity for me to join KHERG as a junior statistician to learn new things and develop my research skills.
I am a third-year computer science coop student at the University of Toronto. Since I am new to the tech industry, I want to experience a bit of everything. My academic and professional goals are in the following fields: Application Development, Full Stack Development, and Data Science.
Hello!! My name is Umar and I’m an undergraduate industrial engineering student at the University of Toronto. Within the KHERG team I’m a Jr. Data Engineer and I look forward to applying and developing my skills in all things data!
I’m a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Toronto, studying Math, Stats and Computer Science. With my background in data, I am always excited to improve my abilities in programming algorithms and data manipulation. At KHERG, I am working as a Business Analyst. I look forward to developing my skills so that I can contribute my best to KHERG.