Through my experience in the field thus far, the problem I have noted is the lack of communication between grass-root realities and the organizations designed to help them. When dealing with diverse communities, it is important to understand the context they are placed in to better help them. I believe I can only achieve this […]
First-Year, McMaster University
Manasi is a first-year medical student at McMaster University and received a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honors), with a specialization in Global Health. Manasi has held numerous leadership positions such as the Student Director for the Canadian Public Health Association and is the co-chair for the Medical Genetics Interest Group. She was a panelist on a World Leadership Dialogue at the World Congress on Public Health last year, which was focused on highlighting her work with engaging students and young professionals in public health in Canada. She was also selected to attend the Women Leaders in Global Health conference at Stanford University and has presented her research at the World Congress on Public Health, the American Public Health Association’s Annual Conference (2017) and Public Health 2017 and 2019. She is also a volunteer with Let’s Talk Science which organizes science presentations for children aged 5 – 18 years old.
Her interests include genetics, improving access to healthcare and health systems and policy evaluation.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking and exploring new bike trails.