Biography: Jasmine Cassy Mah, MD, MSc, PhD(c)
Jasmine Mah is a resident doctor who is passionate about caring for older adults. She holds an MD from the University of Ottawa and an MSc from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Jasmine’s doctoral research uses epidemiology and statistics to better understand how social vulnerability and frailty influence health outcomes, use of healthcare resources, and long-term care placement.
As a nationally recognized advocate in geriatric medicine, Jasmine also focuses on building partnerships between patients, policymakers and frontline healthcare workers to promote health systems innovation. Jasmine's interests in healthcare and aging are inspired by family experiences with the long-term care system; her work strives to provide solutions for older adults to live, age and receive healthcare and social care with dignity in the home of their choice, even in the face of circumstances that limit their autonomy.