Mohammad Asadi Lari

  • Undergrad School: University of British Columbia (UBC)
  • Professional School: Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Degrees: BSc. (Hon.) in Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences (CAPS), M.D Candidate
  • Skills and Interests: Science, policy, global health, technology, social innovation, entrepreneurship, political sciences, youth engagement and empowerment

Mohammad is co-founder and managing director of STEM Fellowshipband an MD/PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. In May 2018, he graduated from the Honours in Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences (CAPS) program from
the University of British Columbia and subsequently moved to Toronto. He’s spent part of the past 22 years moving around the world.

Outside of school and STEM Fellowship, Mohammad has led and/or advised youth engagement initiatives within the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Canadian Red Cross, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Science World BC and the League of Innovators. He’s a Board member for the federal youth civic engagement charity- Apathy is Boring-, an advisor to PeerBuds (block-chain educational startup in Silicon Valley) and a pre-health sciences course director for NextGenU.

Mohammad is a TEDx speaker, 3M National Student Fellow, Governor General’s bronze academic medal recipient, UBC Faces of Today Leadership Award, Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellow, 2018 RBC Top 25 Immigrant Finalist and a winner of scientific olympiad medals on a national and international level.