Sepinoud Siavoshi

Research Assistant

Sepinoud Siavoshi is a Research Assistant in the Public Health Institutions division at the Global Strategy Lab. She is wrapping up her final year of undergraduate studies at York University in Public Administration (BA) specializing in the Policy Analysis stream. This summer, she began her internship with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation as a Policy & Programs Assistant. During her gap year, she was Community Liaison at Achēv Language Assessment Services – conducting outreach to newcomer groups and helping deliver language programs in York and Durham Region. 

Her research interests are diverse. They include improving citizen engagement and literacy in politics. And researching the impact of drug regulation governance on access to new lifesaving therapies for rare disease groups.