Arnav Agarwal, BHSc, MD (c)

Arnav Agarwal, BHSc, MD (c)
  • Medical Student, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Research Assistant, Clinical Urology and Epidemiology (CLUE) Working Group
  • Research Assistant, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University


Arnav Agarwal is a second-year medical student at the University of Toronto and works as a Research Assistant at McMaster University and the University of Helsinki. He has completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences (B.H.Sc.) degree at McMaster University.​

Actively involved with research over the last four years, Arnav has co-authored 48 peer-reviewed papers and has served on several journal editorial boards. He has been involved with initiatives at GERAS since May 2014. Arnav has a strong interest in clinical epidemiology, knowledge translation, health policy, public health and medical education.

“Understanding and applying research methodology to explore a diverse range of important research areas has provided me a lens into the power of asking well-rounded questions and collaborating to seek well-rounded answers to them. Research has provided me an insight into the worlds of clinical practice, medicine, epidemiology and personal growth in unparalleled ways, and I continue to learn and grow through the valuable experiences I am gaining at GERAS.”

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