Yasmin Aboelzahab



Yasmin is a PhD student at Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto (UofT). Her PhD project explores the role of pharmacists in supporting international students while transitioning from the healthcare system in their country of origin to the Canadian healthcare system. She completed her master’s degree at the Translational Research Program at UofT where she conducted her capstone project on decreasing psychological stress associated with the recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Additionally, she serves as a residence advisor to support graduate students at UofT family housing. Yasmin is also a foreign-trained pharmacist who received her bachelor of pharmaceutical sciences from Tanta University, Egypt where she practiced as a hospital and community pharmacist. Her research interests include qualitative research, healthcare services research, pharmacy practice, and improving patient experience.