Samira A. Rahimi is awarded Canada Research Chair in Advanced Digital Primary Health Care

Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, was awarded a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) from the Canadian Institues of Health Research (CIHR) for her groundbreaking work in AI and advanced digital health within primary healthcare. This award is given to exceptional emerging researchers and leaders in their chosen fields, as acknowledged by their peers. It is part of a larger initiative in which more than $200 million has been allocated to science, research, and engineering, funding 50 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs across 45 Canadian research institutions—including eleven at McGill.”

Congratulations Samira!

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Read the McGill Reporter article here:

About Samira A. Rahimi

Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Associate Academic Professor of Mila-Quebec AI Institute, Associate member of Faculty of Dentistry, and an Affiliated scientist at Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of Jewish General Hospital.

She is an Associate Member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, President of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), and Director of Artificial Intelligence in Family Medicine (AIFM). Read more:

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