Honours Bachelor Students

Sawmmiya Kirupaharan

Sawmmiya is an undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program at McMaster University.

She has a strong passion for social justice and child health research.

Her current project aims to elucidate the impacts of food insecurity on child development.

Rafay Mughal

Rafay is an undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program at McMaster University.

Specializing in Child Health, he has a keen interest in children’s psychosocial and physical health. He is committed to evidence-based research that not only brings forth novel ideas but also seeks to improve the implementation of those ideas in communities.

He is excited to explore how an entire family can be involved in raising healthy children as a member of the Strong Families Team!

Shubhreet Johal

Shubhreet Johal is an undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) Honours program, in the Child Health Specialization at McMaster University.

She takes great interest in learning about research methods and knowledge translation in the child health field. Her research interests include family sociology, children’s mental health, and adversity, as well as marginalized families and children healthcare supports & barriers.

Her current project focuses on barriers and facilitators of familial support for racialized families, and she is very excited to be a part of the Strong Families team!