Wajd is a Pharmacist and a second year PhD student at the School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, working under the supervision of Dr. John-Michael Gamble. She completed her BSc in Pharmacy from Kuwait University in 2015 before she moved to Manitoba, where she obtained her MSc degree from the College of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba in 2019. Wajd is specializing in Pharmacoepidemiology research, studying medication use and effects in large populations. Her research focuses on evaluating the long-term safety of antidiabetic medications by utilizing administrative healthcare databases. For her PhD thesis, Wajd will be conducting a series of cohort studies to detail the association between diabetes, antidiabetic agents, and dementia. Wajd’s PhD is supported by the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, President’s Graduate Scholarship, and the International Doctoral Student Award from the University of Waterloo. Wajd strives to be a clinician scientist with a goal to combine her clinical training and research skills to address important questions that can improve patient outcomes.