University: University of Calgary
Year and Field of Study: 4th Year Biomedical Science
Danylo is a 4th year Bachelor of Health Science student, majoring in Biomedical Science. His passion for research in Multiple Sclerosis fuels his ambition to be admitted into a joint MD/PhD program. Outside of his studies, he spends majority of his time volunteering in the Ukrainian community and various campus clubs. On campus, he founded and co-founded a photography and testicular cancer awareness club. He was also Vice-President and President of the UofC Ukrainian Students’ Society. In the greater Ukrainian community, he is currently involved in 13 Ukrainian organizations, seven of which he is a member of their regional and/or national executive committees. Most notably, he is Vice-President of the Calgary Branch of the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM) and the Young Members Coordinator on the CYM Canada National Executive. His efforts in the Ukrainian community include organizing Calgary’s Taras Shevchenko concert, Ukrainian Carol Festival, and Holodomor commemoration, singing in two Ukrainian choirs, and he is a videographer/editor for Echoes of Ukraine ShawTV program.