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February 1, 2024

Kayla Strong

Kayla Strong has pursued academic interests in geography and risk science at the University of Waterloo and Durham University. She is in the final stages of completing a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Calgary, with a specific focus on antimicrobial resistance modeling in beef production systems. Her dissertation defense is scheduled for […]

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November 20, 2023

Eyad Shedeed 

Eyad Shedeed is a research assistant at the Global Strategy Lab. He is a Masters student at the University of Ottawa and holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts: a major in political science and a minor in Arabic studies. Eyad has previously worked as a Health Policy Analyst at Health Canada, government of Canada, and has […]

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October 18, 2023

Ramdhanie Sukhai

Ramdhanie holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Economics from the University of Guyana. He is also a certified Project Manager (PMP) and is trained in financial management, results-based budgeting and monitoring & evaluation. He has over 7 years of experience in public sector finance in Guyana where […]

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October 6, 2023

Julia Rodgers

Julia Rodgers is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Dalhousie University. Her dissertation research considers deliberative methods of health policy creation through a case analysis of provincial governance structures. Utilizing theories of representation and power, her work presents a framework of collaborative policy development that accounts for the different goals, intended outcomes, and institutional […]

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September 29, 2023

Arne Ruckert

Arne Ruckert is the Director of Policy at the Global Strategy Lab’s AMR Policy Accelerator. His previous academic work revolved around understanding how social determinants of health are driving global health inequities, using political economy and social sciences approaches. More recently, he has researched the governance and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) drawing on the […]

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September 26, 2023

Mehedi Hasan Rasel

Mehedi is a Data Analyst at the Global Strategy Lab and contributes to the Global LegalEpidemiology research stream. With a focus on health economics and health policy, he spearheads research initiatives aimed at enhancing population health and economic well-being through data-driven insights. Mehedi employs theories and statistical methods, along with econometric models, to dissect both […]

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September 7, 2023

Uswa Shafaque

Uswa Shafaque is a fourth-year Kinesiology and Health Science student who has recently joined the Global Strategy Lab as the SAFE Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Governance RAY Assistant. With a deep-rooted passion for healthcare and research, Uswa aspires to commence her Masters in September 2024, where she intends to explore the intricate intersection of sociocultural implications […]

September 7, 2023

Ariana Rabbaninejad

Ariana Rabbaninejad is a third-year IT student with a passion for medical AI. Having spent seven years living in Montreal, she made a move to Toronto approximately two years ago. Ariana’s recent accomplishment includes founding a dynamic student organization at York University known as the “AI in Healthcare Society. She will be working as a research assistant.

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August 24, 2023

Alison Humphrey 

Alison Humphrey plays with story across drama, digital media, and education. Since starting out as an intern at Marvel Comics, she has directed classical and live-mocapped interactive theatre, produced alternate reality games, and written transmedia television. The research-creation dissertation for her PhD in Cinema and Media Arts, titled “The Shadowpox Storyworld as Citizen Science Fiction: Building Co-Immunity […]