Hiral Patel, B.Sc.

Hiral Patel

Hiral graduated from the University of Toronto in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. As an undergraduate student Hiral volunteered as a Crisis Counselor with the Distress Centres of Greater Toronto and worked as a research assistant with The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Hiral continued her advocacy work as a volunteer with the Down Syndrome Association of Toronto, where she mentored children and teenagers to build physical literacy through various sports activities. After graduation, she worked in a fertility clinic as an Embryology Lab Assistant and a Medical Office Administrator. She worked closely with the genetics team and provided assistance with preconception and prenatal genetic testing. In her free time, Hiral enjoys kickboxing, cooking, nature, board games and local community activities.