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Students in the Class of 2014

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Aditi

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French, Hindi
Education History: B.Sc. Biology, McMaster
Home Town: Mississauga, Ontario
Mini-Bio: Worked with at-risk youth to get them excited about science. Volunteer Coordinator at the Candian Red Cross in Etobicoke.  Former regional badminton champion; passionate cook and video game enthusiast.

Claudia

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French, Spanish
Education History: B.Sc. Biology, Concordia
Home Town: Peru
Mini-Bio (Keywords): Worked at the Montreal Heart Institute in research before McGill.  Volunteered with the elderly for many years.  Co-founder of the Concordia Pre-Health Association.  Has experience as a tutor, teaching assistant and mentor. 

Alexander

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French, German
Education History: DEC Health Sciences, Marianopolis 
Home Town: Montreal, Québec
Mini-Bio: Passionate about composing and performing music. Other hobbies include snowboarding and swing dancing.  Fascinated by the human brain and its interplay between structure and function.

Jason

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French
Education History: B.Sc. Immunology and Infection, University of Alberta; M.Sc. Surgical Research, McGill
Home Town: Montreal, Québec
Mini-Bio: Former high school science teacher.  My decision to enter the medical profession was shaped by numerous experiences in my life including: my father's chronic illness, a fascination with medical research, teaching, and a passion for working closely with others.  Interested in language, culture, and travel. 

Jeanne

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French
Education History: B.Sc. in Biomedical Science, B. A. in Humanistic Studies and Hispanic studies, M.Sc Experimental Surgery, McGill
Home Town: Poitiers, France
Mini-Bio: Moved to Montreal from Europe to study at McGill.  Spent three years doing oncology and transplant research at the McGill University Health Center.  Avid reader, passionate cook and baker.

Andrea

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French
Education History: B.Sc. Physiology, McGill
Home Town: Montreal, Québec
Mini-Bio: Interests in pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, and family medicine.  Hip-hop dance teacher with a passion for ballet and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. 

Arielle

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, French
Education History: B.Sc. Physiology, McGill
Home Town: Montreal, Québec
Mini-Bio: Member of the McGill Intramural Basketball team.  Spent a summer in Ethiopia gaining experience in the field of global health.  Enjoys spending time with friends and going to the gym. 

Eric

Class of 2014
Language(s): English, novice French
Education History: B.Sc (Honors), Pure mathematics (U of Calgary 2005), M.Sc, Mathematics (U of Toronto 2006)
Home town: Grande Prairie, Alberta
Mini-Bio: I grew up in a single parent family and did well in high school, graduating as valedictorian. I went on to do an undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary and a Master's degree at the University of Toronto, both in mathematics. Afterward I taught at a small college in Northern Alberta for a few years. When I decided that I wanted to enter medical school I had to take a year of undergraduate courses including physics, chemistry and biology. I am now in my fourth year of my MDCM degree and am interested in a career in radiology.