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Dr. Saima Hirani

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

University of British Columbia

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Dr. Saima Hirani is an Assistant Professor at the UBC, School of Nursing. Her research experience includes working with multidisciplinary teams to promote mental health among socioeconomically disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in Canada and Pakistan. Her research focuses on what factors and interventions can enhance the capacity of individuals, families, and communities to take control over their own mental health and support others’ well-being. Dr. Hirani has expertise in the areas of intervention development, quantitative methodology, measurement, and analysis.

Find her on Twitter: @HiraniSaima

Area of Research Expertise
Population and Public Health; Mental health; Mental health promotion; Vulnerable populations; Psychosocial interventions; Social support
Vancouver / Fraser Valley