Mentor, Alumnus

Kimberly Skead

Doctoral Candidate, University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Kimberly is a doctoral student in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto where she is focused on developing tools to identify patients at risk of cancer or heart disease across a range of population contexts. She is the National Scientific Coordinator of the Canadian Partner¬ship for Tomorrow’s Health, the Research Program Coordinator for the Canadian Data Integration Centre and the founder of the Ontario Rising Stars in Cancer Research Trainee Network. Kimberly is a Managing Fellow at the Reach Alliance, and an alum having investigated the mechanisms employed to increase birth registration rates in post-Apartheid South Afri¬ca. She is also the recipient of the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Cecil Yip Doctoral Research Award.