Sheyla Abdic

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MSc, Master of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine, Western University
MD, Paracelsus Medical University, Austria
BSc, Kinesiology and Health Sciences Honors, York University


During her undergraduate career in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University, Sheyla Abdic originated a GPS-based mobile social app that facilitates consumer involvement in physical activity, secured a nation-wide female entrepreneurship award by Start Something With Alesse for instituting a Social Enterprise and published a motivational book for female entrepreneurship, Making It In High Heels 3. While pursuing her medical degree at Paracelsus Medical University in her country of upbringing, Austria, Sheyla published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles in Orthopedic Surgery and spoke at diverse international conferences in addition to being involved in the university’s Institute of Medical Innovation. Currently, she is pursuing her Master of Surgery degree at Western University, where her research is focused on surgical innovation and implant design in reverse shoulder arthroplasty at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph’s Hospital.