Medicine in the Capital


    Medicine in the Capital

  • MEDX OTTAWA 2019

    The inaugural MedX Ottawa conference took place on November 16, 2019 at University of Ottawa.


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    Marah Abdelkader


    Marah is a second year student pursuing her Bachelor’s in Biopharmaceutical Science at the University of Ottawa. Her exposure to the healthcare industry from a young age, combined with her interest in anatomy and understanding the complex intricacies of the human body sparked a passion in her for the medical field. In her free time, you can find Marah educating herself about world issues, watching Netflix or spending time with her family.



    Lives by: “All failure is failure to adapt, all success is successful adaptation” -Max McKeown


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    Sarah Aly


    Sarah Aly is an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Being passionate about different fields such as Global Health and Mental Health has lead her to discover medicine in depth, and she hopes to pursue a career in the aforementioned field while taking on various humanitarian initiatives. When she’s free, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family/friends/cat, watching anime, and travelling to new destinations.


    Lives by: Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion, you must set yourself on fire.


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    Nour Elmestekawy

    Team Member

    Nour is a second year student at the University of Ottawa currently studying Health Sciences. From an early age, Nour has been inspired by the world of medicine. Her goal for the near future is to become admitted into The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, after only 3 years of her undergraduate program, afterwards pursuing anesthesiology as a career. In her free time you can find her planning the next big event, cooking up a storm or baking some delicious treats.


    Lives by: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”


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    Zubair Ahmadzai

    Team Member

    Zubair is a student at the University of Ottawa, pursuing studies in Biomedical Science. From an early age, he has been fascinated with the world of medicine and medical research. Zubair looks forward to a career centered around the clinical application of medical research, and aspires to one day become a Doctor of Ophthalmology. In his free time, you can find him biking through the Ottawa trail network, reading a book, or travelling.


    Lives by: “Hard work trumps talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”


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    Gabriella Hrubesz

    Team Member

    Gabriella is a second year undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa studying Biomedical Sciences. Gabriella enjoys volunteering with local organizations and hopes to one day be able to combine her passions for research and medicine to assist the most vulnerable in the community. When she isn’t in the library, Gabriella loves hiking, travelling and binge watching The Office.


    Lives by: “Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” -Paul Brandt


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