Jeanna Pillainayagam


Summer Student

Jeanna is a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia, having completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2023. She will be starting the Master of Public Health program at McMaster University in September, 2023. Jeanna is excited to be joining the UBC Sexual Health Lab as a Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Program award recipient. She has previous research experience in youth mental health and substance use and hopes to broaden her understanding of sexual health through her time at the lab. Jeanna intends to apply these learnings to a future career in public health.