Zara Afshar

Undergraduate Student

University of British Columbia

Discovery (Biological & Genetic Mechanisms)

Hello! My name is Zahra Shahriyari Afshar. I am a UBC Vancouver Undergraduate student specializing in Clinical, Forensic, and Health Psychology with a minor in Biology. I recently have embarked on my journey towards medical school in hopes of becoming an Orthopedic surgeon in the future. I am deeply passionate about the global health and humanities crisis and have founded and supported my very own Red Cross Club at my high school. I aspire to continue to learn, grow and strive towards equality and kindness for all humans through continuous involvement and engagement with key individuals and communities to ensure a beginning of a better future for all!

Area of Research Expertise
Clinical psychology; Forensic psychology; Health psychology

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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