Linda Kocovski is a third year resident in General Pathology at McMaster University. She was born and raised in Toronto (East York), Ontario. She completed an undergraduate honours bachelor of science degree at the University of Toronto in Anthropology and Forensic Science. She completed her medical degree at the University of Sydney, Australia.
Her past work experiences have included peer counselling and sexual education, promotion of human rights, and advocacy against gender specific violence. She has also worked for various sectors of the federal government including Health Canada - Policy Branch, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Institute of Genetics, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) - Missing Women Task Force.