Rojine McVea

2023 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, MSc, Microbiology and Immunology

University of Alberta (BSc’22)

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Rojine recently completed an honours degree in immunology and infection at the University of Alberta. In 2019, she co-founded a campus-wide initiative offering reusable takeout containers and mugs to the campus community, to reduce waste. Rojine also coordinated a sustainable dish program, managing a team of 15 volunteers, for the student union. She has served on the board of the Alberta Public Interest Research Group for several years, and volunteered as treasurer for an international development student club. Rojine aspires to eventually work in a public health career, with an emphasis of community and environmental health. She intends to start a master’s degree in microbiology and immunology at McGill.