Neerjah is a translational researcher in training. She is passionate about demystifying the world of research and extending the reach of scientific findings. Her specific interests lie in the aging population and the interplay between art and healthcare. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Translational Research at the University of Toronto. Through her final year capstone project, she hopes to understand and act upon the needs of seniors to improve their quality of life. She continues to immerse herself in this space by working with organizations such as Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the BC Centre for Palliative Care.
Turning Empathy Into Innovative Solutions During COVID-19
Now that the world is at a standstill, we are in the perfect position to drive change. Feelings brought on by physical distancing measures, such as loneliness and isolation, have given us the opportunity to practice empathy. How can we use that empathy to actively improve the lives of those around us?