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SYPN Executive Committee

SYPN Executive Committee

Member Engagement co-leads 

Mishail Bhatia

Mishail graduated from the Master of Public Health Program at Western University. Mishail has a long-standing interest in pursuing a career working in global health policy and is very excited for the opportunity to broaden her skill set and competencies as a new public health professional while collaborating with team members on the SYPN Executive Committee.


Hannah Dawson

Hannah recently graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a Master's in Global Health Policy. Prior to her Master's degree, Hannah worked with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada, volunteered with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, and completed an undergraduate degree in International Development from McGill University. 


Education and Professional Development co-leads 

Lis Huang

Lis is excited to support students and young professionals in their education and professional development. She is passionate about collaborating with others to address systemic issues to foster a more inclusive, sustainable, and just future. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling, fostering positive relationships with plants, and baking.


Matt Jalink

Matt is an epidemiologist situated in Kingston, Ontario where he is studying for his PhD in Epidemiology at Queen’s University. Recently, Matt has worked as the Queen’s Global Oncology Program Manager managing their global cancer portfolio and served as an epidemiologist with the Aga Khan Health Services, Tanzania coordinating a multi-million-euro grant. Matt is an active rock climber player who also has a love of languages varying levels of English, French, and Swahili.


Event Planning co-leads 

Satveer Dhillon

Satveer is a Health Studies undergraduate student in the Faculty of Health at the University of Waterloo. Previously, she has been a Research Assistant in health geography and has worked with ROTOM, a non-profit organization focusing on seniors and their dependents in Uganda and Ethiopia. Satveer also had the opportunity to work with the Region of Peel’s Health Services division through various co-op placements.


Sienna Guo

Sienna is currently based in Montreal and working as a climate change policy consultant and has a background in climate change, biomedicine, and anthropology. She also runs a not-for-profit organization that aims to reduce the unique barriers of access to people experiencing homelessness with companion animals. Her interests lie in the intersection of climate change, public healthcare and social justice, and animal welfare.