HEART Team

Team Members:

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Rahat Hossain – Rahat is a medical student at McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Niagara Regional Campus in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Previously he completed a B.A. in Theatre Studies and Health Science. Rahat has served in volunteer, advisory, and leadership capacities with a variety of partisan, non-profit, and health-oriented organizations. This foundation in health sciences and arts and experience with grassroots community and political organizations has served as the basis for the HEART project.

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Michael Milo – Mike is a medical student at McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Niagara Regional Campus in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Previously he completed a BHSc at McMaster University and spent time studying molecular biology in Lund, Sweden. His undergraduate thesis consisted of a qualitative study for a not-for-profit housing aid organization providing services to homeless and vulnerably-housed individuals with pets.

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Mo Moore – Mo is a medical student at McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Niagara Regional Campus in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She previously completed an BSc at McGill University.  She previously worked as a research analyst at Center for Additions and Mental Health (CAMH) in the area of geriatric mental health.

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Natalie Ramsay – Natalie is a medical student at McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Niagara Regional Campus in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Previously completed a BSc at Western University. She has previous experience in both qualitative and clinical research at McMaster University.

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Allison Brown – Allison is a Research Coordinator at McMaster University in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. Allison oversees medical student research and quality improvement activities, providing methodological input and support. Allison is presently a graduate student in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, where her main research interests are medical education, program evaluation, quality improvement and patient safety.

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Christa Jonathan – Christa is a Mohawk, bear clan from Six Nations reserve. She is a first year medical student at McMaster University’s Niagara Regional Campus. She completed her Masters of Art in the Department of Sociology at McMaster University, focusing on the social determinants of health for Indigenous people. She is an Aboriginal mentor with the Aboriginal Students Health Science office, member of the Aboriginal Health Task Force, co-chair of the Indigenous Health Interest Group, and Junior Local Officer of Indigenous Health. She can be contacted in regards to this elective opportunity at christa.jonathan@medportal.ca.