Dr. Zohra Lassi received the 2022 Young Tall Poppy Science Award from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science

The Tall Poppy Campaign was created in 1998 by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) to recognise and celebrate Australian intellectual and scientific excellence and to encourage younger Australians to follow in the footsteps of our outstanding achievers.

Dr. Zohra Lassi received the 2022 Young Tall Poppy Award for her scientific achievements (University of Adelaide Newsroom).

Dr. Zohra Lassi

Dr. Zohra Lassi is an Epidemiologist recognised nationally and internationally for her research on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health & nutrition (RMNCAH&N). She has authored 190+ academic publications to advance knowledge in public health practice, and her work has translated into global health guidelines and policies. She completed her PhD in late 2015 and has worked in perinatal research for over 10 years. She has received several national and international awards, including the 2011 Kenneth Warren Prize from the Cochrane, the 2016 Women’s Research Excellence Award from the University of Adelaide, was a winner of the 2017 and 2020 Executive Dean Award for Research, the 2021 Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) Women Excellence in Research Award, the 2021 Robinson Research Institute Director’s Award, and the international Episteme Laureate Award by Sigma Nursing for her breakthrough knowledge development that impacts the underserved relating to nutrition/malnutrition. She recently received the 2022 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Award for her work on health for mothers and young ones.

Dr. Lassi is currently on National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Emerging Leader Fellowship and working as Senior Research Fellow at the Robinson Research Institute of the University of Adelaide, Australia.

Source: University of Adelaide

Author: ismailimail

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

3 thoughts

  1. Dr Zohra Lassi is working with true spirit of ismaili faith of Islam. She is well known personality and was awarded many times. Congratulation for winning this new award. God bless you Dr. Zohra and your family.


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