Barkha Sirwani

Research Assistant
Queen's University
Department of Medicine
Research thematic keywords: 
Women's Health, Cardiovascular Health, Gender Equality, Evidence Synthesis
Research region keywords: 
India, Canada

Academic: I have contributed to systematic reviews to inform guideline updates for prevention and management of wasting (WHO Geneva HQ commissioned); currently working on evidence synthesis for Cardiovascular disease risk in pre-menopausal women after hysterectomy.
Health Project Management (Non-profit organization): I efficiently handled the entire working of Mobile Health Units (MHUs), the technical and statistical part of the Adolescent
anemia program and Underweight children program of the MHUs; Currently managing ARCTICA study coordination that involves remote point of care ultrasound training for Health Practitioners.
Clinical Research: Enrolling patients for Congestive Heart Failure study at Kingston Health Science Centre

Membership in CIRCLE would allow me to leverage my research experience- improve the health of people in LMICs with a focus on India.
My background includes >3 years of professional research and management experience, including my current experience at Cardiovascular Imaging Network at Queen's University, Canada, and prior experience in India (Consultant Research Assistant at the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG); Project Coordinator in the clinical services department at Deepak Foundation, Vadodara, Gujarat).