Sara Shearkhani

Sara Shearkhani, PhD Candidate

University of Toronto

2019 CFN Interdisciplinary Fellow

Supervisor: Dr. Walter Wodchis

Sara Shearkhani is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Under the supervision of Dr. Walter Wodchis, Sara is completing her thesis entitled “the relationship between caregiving and formal healthcare costs”. She is also the co-founder of a volunteer group “Family Caregivers Voice”, dedicated to educating caregivers on their journey as well as healthcare professionals on the value caregivers can bring to the table. She was named one of the faces of change in Ontario in 2014 and received the Canada Cares Award in 2017.