Congratulations to Dr. Salim Yusuf on receiving a World Heart Federation (WHF) Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award is given to individuals and organizations that go above and beyond in the quest to fight cardiovascular disease and promote heart health around the world.

Dr. Yusuf is a Distinguished Professor in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine. He is also the Executive Director of Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) and the Chief Scientist at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS).  In addition, he is the Heart and Stroke Foundation / Marion W. Burke Chair in Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Yusuf’s research interests include the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and societal, biologic and, genetic determinants of population health in developing populations. His team’s studies are conducted in 86 countries around the world.

Read more  at PHRI website.

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