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Alina Zgardau

Alina Zgardau

Western University

Alina is an incoming medical student at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (Western University) this September 2023. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph with a major in biomedical sciences and minor in neuroscience before completing her Masters of Science at the University of Toronto. Alina has extensive clinical research experience during her undergraduate and graduate studies as well as teaching experiences. Outside of academia, Alina had unique career experiences working at a management consulting firm and as a real estate agent. Alina is very passionate about working with prospective medical students to help them achieve their career goals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Consulting for clinical/research operations
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Education
  • Research and development


  • MSc, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
  • MD Candidate (Class of 2027), Faculty of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
  • Honours BSc, Bio-Medical Science/Neuroscience Minor, University of Guelph

  • The Hospital for Sick Children Research Training Award (Restracomp)

  • Obstetrical and Perinatal Outcomes in Female Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer: A Population-Based Cohort Study – Journal of the National Cancer Institute
  • How are Canadian cannabis dispensaries counselling breastfeeding consumers? – Paediatrics & Child Health
  • Verbal overshadowing at an immediate Task-Test delay is independent of Video-Task delay – Journal of Cognitive Psychology

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (University of Toronto, St. George Campus): Physiotherapy Gross Anatomy (Dissection) and Occupational Therapy Anatomy
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus): Cell & Molecular Biology and Animal Physiology


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