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“I am honoured to support excellence in women’s health research at the University of Toronto and contribute to the development of the next generation of leaders in women’s health.”

– Suzanne Sicchia

Suzanne Sicchia

Suzanne Sicchia

The Suzanne R. Sicchia Scholarship for Women’s Health Research will be awarded each year to a doctoral student in the Collaborative Specialization in Women’s Health undertaking critical social and behavioural health science research, with preference for those who also exhibit financial need.

Student to submit:

  • a 2-page statement pertaining to their outstanding research in women’s health;
  • CV;
  • a financial need assessment form.

Timing of competition:

  • Applications are due March 1st annually.

Amount of Award: Variable (approximate range: $500 – $1,500)

2020 Recipient: Neesha Hussain-Shamsy, PhD

Neesha Hussain-Shamsy is a third-year PhD student in Health Informatics at the University of Toronto’s Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Her research interests are in the use of digital tools to address gaps in perinatal mental health care.