Originally from Ontario, Atiqa completed her BSc (Hons) in Biology and her BA (Hons) Psychology at the University of Ottawa. After graduating, she worked as a research assistant at a NeuroImmunology, Stress, and Endocrinology laboratory before moving to Calgary to pursue graduate school in Clinical Psychology in the upcoming year, under the supervision of Dr. Noel.
Atiqa is interested in understanding the relationship between memory, chronic pain and mental health. She is particularly interested in examining how the brain is involved in pain memory in children post-surgery.
BSc in Biology, University of Ottawa
BA in Psychology, University of Ottawa