McMaster University

Child Health & Exercise
Medicine Program

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Inna Ushcatz

Position: MSc Student, Medical Sciences

Projects: ExID: Characterizing the effects of exercise intensity and duration on natural killer cell response at distinct stages of growth and development.


Inna is currently a master's student in Medical Sciences Program at McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. Joyce Obeid. Inna completed her undergraduate degree at McMaster University where she obtained a Bachelors of Science with a specialization in Biochemistry. Her research is focused on developing an understanding of how exercise plays a role in modulating the immune system of healthy children. Inna's interest in child health stems from the understanding that many adult onset diseases are a consequence of unhealthy lifestyle choices during growth and development.

Fun Facts: Inna will never turn down a trip to Starbucks and enjoys hiking. She hopes to hike all 100 waterfalls in Hamilton by the end of her masters!