Maya Adam

 

 


 

Maya Adam was a Human Biology major at Stanford University before completing her medical degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. In her "previous life", she spent almost 10 years as a professional ballet dancer at the State Theater of Saxony in Dresden, Germany. Now, she is the mother of three young boys and lectures on child health in the Human Biology Program. Her hobbies include packing school lunches, attending multiple violin, tennis and piano lessons and cooking for family and friends. She also enjoys writing in her spare time and her work has appeared in The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail and O Magazine.


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Sep 25th 2017

This course introduces learners to a variety of infectious diseases using a patient-centered, story-based approach. Through illustrated, short videos, learners will follow the course of each patient’s illness, from initial presentation to resolution. Integrating the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology and immunology, this course aims to engage and entice the learner towards future studies in microbiology, immunology and infectious diseases.

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Sep 25th 2017

Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family.

Average: 7.7 (18 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

In this course, learners will be given the information and practical skills they need to begin optimizing the way they eat. This course will shift the focus away from reductionist discussions about nutrients and move, instead, towards practical discussions about real food and the environment in which we consume it.

Average: 6.9 (16 votes)

Sep 11th 2017

This course offers an intimate, story-based introduction to the real-life experiences of six transgender children and their families. Through illustrated stories and short teaching videos, learners will gain a better understanding of gender identity and the gender spectrum.

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