Salwa Nihal, MBBS MPhil MSc (Research Educator)

Dr. Salwa Nihal graduated and practiced as a medical doctor overseas but have adopted Kingston as her home.  Due to her experience in medical teaching and research, she has now taken steps to build a career in medical education and research. She did her Master’s degree in Human Physiology (2012) and after completion of her second Master’s degree in Anatomical Sciences from Queen’s University (2017). Dr. Nihal’s research interests lie in the development of online modules for Cardiac and Lung Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for Medical Schools. She is the author of first two chapters of E-learning POCUS modules for novel users currently housed on the ASE (American Society of Echocardiography) official website. She has successfully conducted a study for testing the POCUS modules with the medical students at Queen’s and have recently received the SEAMO grant in order to continue this project.  She is the creator of CINQ Lab you tube channel as well as the producer for all the videos available till date. She is now the Manager, Transitional Institute of Medicine (TIME) in the Dept. of Medicine and continues to collaborate with CINQ.