Azza Eissa



Azza Eissa is a Clinician Scholar at the University of Toronto Department of Family & Community Medicine. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, followed by a direct PhD degree in Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, Medical school and Family Medicine residency at the University of Toronto (UofT). She is supervised by Dr. Andrew Pinto at the Upstream Lab while completing a Masters of Clinical Epidemiology & Healthcare Research at the UofT Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation. Azza’s unique background and research interests lie at the crossroads of patient-oriented and community-based participatory research, health equity, Black heath matters, and knowledge translation through journalistic and academic writing.