Oscar Palacio is a second-year master’s student from the Translational Research Program at the University of Toronto. He joined the H2i Hub in May of 2021 as an Information and Data Management Assistant. His commitment to advocating and helping everyone around him succeed has allowed him to partake in incredible opportunities locally and globally. He has a research background in epidemiology, cardiovascular, and quality improvement. He has presented at different conferences including the Canadian Global Health – Students and young professionals’ summit at the University of Toronto and in Orlando, Florida at the IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care.

His constant involvement has permitted him to work with experts with whom he shares his passion and at the same time work together to better the health of many individuals through innovation, leadership, and empathy.