Research Assistant, Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Health
Mackenzie Moody is a fourth-year student in the BSc Honours Global Health program at York University. Originally working towards an Associate of Science at Okanagan College, an affiliate program of the University of British Columbia, he later transferred to York University. After a year in Europe put Mackenzie in contact with volunteers of the Calais refugee camp in Northern France, he decided to pursue Global Health.
Mackenzie is passionate about the ways social policy can be leveraged to impact the prevalence and incidence of communicable and chronic diseases. He is specifically keen to explore the role of built and natural environments in disease transmission and severity. He hopes to pursue further clinical education and use his experience and training to develop strong public health policy for the most disadvantaged communities in Canada and abroad.