Sandra Abdel Malek
Sandra completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Health Studies with joint honours in Psychology in 2015. She then completed her Master of Science degree at the University of Waterloo in Public Health & Health Systems in 2018 with a focus in behavioural neuroscience. After gaining experience doing basic science research, Sandra realized her passion for working directly with people. She is currently a PhD student at McMaster University in the School of Rehabilitation Science, working under the supervision of Dr. Jan Willem Gorter. Sandra’s PhD research is on the experience of immigrant youth with disabilities as they prepare to transition from pediatric to adult healthcare services, a topic that is near and dear to Sandra’s heart.