Dr. Leila Makhani, Priyanka Challa & Andrea Boggild

Dr. Leila Makhani is a family physician with a special interest in vulnerable populations, refugee and migrant health and has recently completed a clinical fellowship in tropical medicine. Leila works with the aim to provide equitable access to health care and continues to work collaboratively between the areas of primary care, vulnerable populations and tropical medicine.

Priyanka Challa is an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto. She is a research trainee in Dr. Andrea Boggild’s lab and her work primarily focuses on leishmaniasis.

Dr. Andrea Boggild is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and is the Medical Director of the Tropical Disease Unit at Toronto General Hospital. In addition, she is the Parasitology Lead for the Public Health Ontario Laboratory. As a Clinician Scientist, she leads international research collaborations in the field of tropical medicine.

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