CAPMR MSC 2022-2023 Profiles

Anthony Pokhoy

ChairYear:4

Anthony is a third-year medical student at McMaster University attending the Niagara Regional Campus. He has completed his Master's degree in Kinesiology studying rock climbing injuries at Western University. Anthony is passionate about helping patients navigate difficult circumstances, cultivating resilence, and optimizing their level of function. He joined the CAPM&R MSC to help build a community for the growing number of students interested in the specialty. In his free time, Anthony enjoys hiking, rock climbing, playing basketball, and spending time with friends and family.


Rosalie Racine

Vice-ChairYear:4

Rosalie is a third-year medical student at McGill University. Prior to medical school, she worked as a physiotherapist and has experience working in acute care with traumatic brain injury patients, as well as with McGill varsity athletes. Her professional experience and dedication to the field of rehabilitation has motivated her to share this passion with fellow medical students. She is committed to helping students discover the many benefits that the field of PM&R can offer -for both medical professionals and patients. Outside of medicine, Rosalie enjoys playing with her dog Mila, attending live music events and doing CrossFit.


David Diao

SecretaryYear:4

David is a third-year medical student at McMaster university. He completed his undergraduate degree at Western University with a specialization in physiology and pharmacology. David's interest in PM&R has been fuelled by the fascinating developments and innovations that are taking place in rehabilitation sciences. His goals are to make a difference for patients and empower them to maximize their daily functioning and athletic ability. He joined the CAPM&R MSC to help grant prospective medical students insight into PM&R as a specialty and career. David loves cooking, DIY projects, board games, and anything related to the outdoors!


Jasmine Nanji

Communications RepYear:4

Jasmine is a 3rd year medical student at Queen's University. She completed her MSc in Global Health at McMaster University where she investigated the impact of the Social Determinants of Health on health management and resource allocation. Jasmine's background as an athlete first led her to the field of PM&R, where she grew passionate about optimizing functional ability and quality of life. She joined the CAPM&R MSC to help connect medical students across Canada to opportunities relating to the field. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, going to the gym and spending time with friends and family.


Kylie Peake

Membership RepYear:3

Kylie is a second year medical student at the University of British Columbia in the Northern Medical Program. She received her BSc in Biology from the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus. Her interest in PM&R was sparked at a pretty young age watching her mom who is a Physiotherapist help patients regain functional mobility. She enjoys the collaborative nature of the specialty and is passionate about delivering care and post-injury management for patients in rural and remote locations. In her free time she enjoys running, playing basketball, golfing, cross-country skiing, and hanging with friends and family.


Kailey Steinhausen

Education RepYear:4

Kailey is a third year medical student at McMaster University as part of the Niagara Regional Campus. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology & Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour at McMaster University before going on to pursue a a master's degree in Translational Research at the University of Toronto which explored ways to bring research from the hands of researchers to patients who need them. Her interest in Physiatry is fuelled by a passion to target functional capabilities for people with an aim to improve quality of life. She joined CAPM&R to help students understand the nature of Physiatry as a career and foster a community to ask questions and provide insights into the field. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her cats, hiking, going for picnics, and playing sports.