Medical Student Receives GERAS Sponsored NGIG Award

Pictured: Aliya Ramjaun and Dr. Andrew Costa

Aliya Ramjaun, a second year medical student at the University of Toronto, was recently awarded the GERAS sponsored NGIG research award for her project on the associations between delirium and age-
specific risk factors evaluated in older emergency department patients.

She obtained a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree at McMaster University and a MSc in Epidemiology at McGill University. Aliya has authored a number of papers already and her research interests include geriatrics, surgical oncology, and medical education. She was awarded the GERAS sponsored National Geriatric Interest Group (NGIG) research award for this project.​

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