Our Student Subcommittee oversees the student-led dialogue and debate series.
Third-year Honours Arts & Science student, Asha Behdinan
Asha has been working with the student subcommittee for the past year, serving as finance coordinator during 2012-13. She has also been active with other health-related and volunteer organizations on campus and within the Hamilton community. As subcommittee co-chair, Asha aims to continue collaborative projects with other McMaster student organizations, and apply her interest in mental health and neuroscience to plan a series of events as part of the subcommittee’s speaker series.
McMaster Health Forum Fellow, Cheryl Young
Cheryl is a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program, specializing in global health. She is passionate about understanding the social determinants of health in both rural and urban communities world-wide. As co-chair of the student subcommittee, Cheryl will help lead a series of events with the aim of engaging students in progressive and productive discourse on pressing issues in health care.
Community Relations: Christine Wang (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level II)
Evaluation and Logistics: Sabrina Anis (Arts & Sciences, Level III)
Finance: Eric Chen (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level III, Biomedical Sciences specialization)
Multimedia Specialist: Korryn Garvey (Arts & Science, Level II)
Crystal Chan (Life Sciences, Level II)
Yara Farran (Arts & Science, Level II)
Marta Halytska (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level IV)
Ramya Kancherla (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level II, Global Health specialization)
Anna Kurdina (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level I)
Steven Ma (Life Sciences, Level III)
Ceinwen Pope (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level IV, Global Health specialization)
Hamza Qamar (Life Sciences, Level I)
Abraham Redda (Arts & Science, Level II)
Saeha Shin (Bachelor of Health Sciences, Level III)
Advisory Council Members (Representatives of other McMaster University student organizations)
Bachelor of Health Sciences Society, Michael Xu and Jenny Peng
Engineers Without Borders, McMaster Chapter, Nikita Arora
McMaster Debating Society, Mohamed Sarraj
McMaster Health, Aging & Society Student Association, Leah Pantich and Karleigh Darnay
McMaster Medicine Students Council, TBA
Master of Science in Global Health, Ceilidh MacPhail
McMaster Students for Health Innovation, Manish Dama
McMaster Students Union, TBA
McMaster Undergraduate Nursing Student Society, Kevin Kim
The Meducator, Humna Amjad, Liaison for the McMaster Health Forum
McMaster Health Forum, John N. Lavis, Director; Ileana Ciurea, Managing Director; Amanda Chen; Aunima Bhuiya
During the summer of 2012, a three-year strategic plan for the Student Subcommittee was developed. To view it, click here.