Nagina Parmar is an experienced educator and clinical researcher who has been working in academia and healthcare settings for over 20 years. She has been teaching Biology, Microbiology, Life Sciences for Clinical Practice, and drug development courses at Toronto Metropolitan University(TMU) for two decades. Additionally, she serves as an executive member on the TMU Research Ethics Board. As an Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Microbiology at CCS Haryana Agricultural University in India, she mentors and supervises Masters’s and Ph.D., students. Dr. Parmar completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology and postdoc training at the University of Guelph and the University of Toronto. She has written over 30 journal articles, books, and reviews for various national and international journals. Nagina is a graduate student pursuing a Master’s in Education at Ontario Tech University. Her research interests revolve around the internationalization of higher education in Canada, with a particular focus on student immigration from countries such as India, China, and Pakistan. She is also interested in topics such as clinical research, active and cooperative learning, building inclusive and culturally competent classroom environments, and promoting mental health.