Health Promotion

Kezia Amoako
Kezia Amoako (she/her)
Health Promotion Coordinator

I am a second-generation Ghanaian-Canadian born and raised in Scarborough as well as a proud U of T alum.

Experience/area of expertise: I am a Registered Nurse with almost 10 years of health care experience in the community, hospital, and in academic spaces.

Things I love: I love roller skating, travelling, listening to music, documentaries, reality TV shows, and exploring new restaurants!

Abisha Pathmanathan
Abisha Pathmanathan (she/her)
Health Promotion Assistant

I was born in Canada, but my background is Tamil Sri Lankan.

Experience/area of expertise: I completed a double major in Human Biology & Mental Health Studies, and a minor in Anthropology. I convocated in November 2022 with an Honours Bachelor of Science.

Things I love: I love staying connected to my family and friends and I love sitting down with a blanket and warm cup of hot chocolate to watch a movie/show.

Monica Khoshaien
Monica Ventura Khoshaien (she/her)
Equity Engagement Coordinator

I am a biracial individual with a Salvadoran and Persian background. Furthermore, I was born in Windsor, Ontario and lived there for most of childhood.

Experience/area of expertise: My role works to support equity and inclusion education at the intersection of student wellness. I truly value opportunities to foster community connections and collaborating with student leaders on campus. My expertise include health equity & inclusion education.

Things I love: My go to healthy habit is journaling. I love the following quote from Malala Yousafzai, “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful."

Rachel Wood
Rachel Wood (she/her)
Health Promotion Assistant

I was born in Iqaluit, Nunavut and grew up there for the first 11 years of my life. I am First Nations, Irish, and Belgian. I feel very interconnected with my First Nations background and really make an effort to always include my culture in my life.

Experience/area of expertise: Health promotion, sexual health, mental wellness, Indigenous health, and student engagement.

Things I love: I love doing my daily skincare, tacos, watching Law and Order: SVU, and playing cards or board games with friends