The Canadian Cardiovascular Society is pleased to announce that we are growing our leadership team with the addition of Seema Nagpal (Ph.D.) as the new Chief Science Officer.
Dr. Nagpal joins the CCS with broad experience in the health not-for-profit sector. She is an applied epidemiologist with skills as an executive leader of scientific operations and expertise in population health, epidemiology, and pharmaceutical sciences with an emphasis on the interpretation of science into policy and practice. Most recently Dr. Nagpal was Vice President, Science and Policy at Diabetes Canada where she led the scientific research, public policy, clinical practice guideline/educational programs portfolio to maximize reach and impact. In addition, she worked as a hospital-based pharmacist before entering public and population health.
Dr. Nagpal has built her reputation as a strong and effective leader by collaborating with governments, health care professionals, partnering organizations and patients to drive impactful change within the health environment. With a deep passion for evidence-based decision-making within policy and health care systems, her career has focused on supporting all members of the team and implementing strategies that achieve corporate goals. She is a leader dedicated to developing people and building equitable and inclusive workplaces.
Interested in joining our growing team? Browse current openings here.