Emily Nguyen is a 4th year undergraduate student double majoring in Physiology and Health and Disease at the University of Toronto. She is also the lead of a research team in the Multi-Organ Transplant Department at Toronto General Hospital, where she is involved in several projects surrounding kidney transplantation, specifically immunosuppressive drug therapy, post-surgical complications, and patient education initiatives. Outside of school, she enjoys photography and volunteering at the Royal Ontario Museum where she works with youth in hands-on discovery learning. Emily’s passion for surgery stemmed from being an intern and a teaching assistant during her summers in Stanford’s CSSSI program and she hopes to pursue a medical career in the near future.
Physiology and Health and Disease (double major)