Alumni Profiles

Meet Our Alumni

Mar 23, 2023
A traumatic experience in his youth led Temerty Medicine alumnus Taufik Valiante to become a patient advocate, neurosurgeon and researcher studying the relationship between music and epilepsy.
Mar 7, 2023
Temerty Medicine alumnus David S. Young (MD ’90, MSc ’96, PGME Surgery ’98) discusses his journey from surgeon to scientist to entrepreneur, and how he sees antibodies revolutionizing cancer care.
Mar 7, 2023
In recognition of U of T's Entrepreneur Week, we chatted with Temerty Medicine alumnus Gary Gershony (MD ’79, PGME Medicine ’84) about his career as a medical device entrepreneur and the future of medical entrepreneurialism in Toronto.
Mar 6, 2023
Rebecca Crawford (MD ’22) shares what inspired her journey into medicine, how she’s creating positive change in the indigenous community and her future plans in addictions medicine.
Jan 16, 2023
Rae Aust (BSc ’69, MSc ’76 Food Science), a retired dietitian and the former owner and operator of Private Recipes Ltd., reflects on building and then selling a multimillion-dollar business.
Dec 1, 2022
Sonya Amin (MScBMC ’03) co-founded AXS Studio, a biomedical communications company that specializes in 3D animation, together with two of her University of Toronto classmates. Here she discusses how Temerty Medicine’s MScBMC Program helped the trio launch AXS, the company’s growth from a three-person operation to a fully-realized venture, and the impact of her and her partners’ work on health care.