@UofTNursing: Salima Hemani wins Young Investigator Award

Salima Hemani, a PhD candidate at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, has become the first registered nurse to win the SANSAR Burgundy Young Investigator Award recognizing the impact of her research on the health of the South Asian community.

SANSAR, the South Asian Network Supporting Awareness and Research, focuses specifically on promoting cardiovascular health in the South Asian Community, through education, community awareness and research. Hemani’s own work has shown members of the South Asian community how to successfully mitigate an early diagnosis of hypertension through education and awareness.

“I have always believed in prevention as a way to manage disease…This award provides recognition and support for the work I am doing to help make our communities healthier,” says Salima.

Read more: https://bloomberg.nursing.utoronto.ca/news/bloomberg-nursing-phd-candidate-wins-sansar-burgundy-young-investigator-award/

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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