Concordia neuroscientist raises funds while undergoing palliative care

September 3, 2021
Concordia University Psychology Associate Professor Dr Nadia Chaudhri has pledged to “Shuffle” down the hallway of the palliative care unit at McGill University Health Centre every day in order to raise money for students who face systemic barriers. Chaudhri, who has publicly shared her journey with metastatic ovarian cancer since her diagnosis in 2020, created the Nadia Chaudhri Wingspan Award to support students grappling with the systemic barriers that she faced during her career. “Despite all the challenges of her diagnosis and treatment, Nadia has continued to be an inspiration to so many,” said Psychology Professor Krista Byers-Heinlein, who co-launched PsycHacks with Chaudri. The fundraiser met its original goal and has since raised its goal to $300K. Montréal Gazette | Concordia | Global News | Concordia (Fundraiser) (QC)