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RCSI Bahrain Graduate takes 1st prize at the 5th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress

1st prize 

RCSI Bahrain graduate, Dr Saif Bourgan won 1st Prize for his research titled "The wellbeing and lifestyle habits of primary health care physicians in Bahrain" at the 5th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress held in Dubai in November, 2014.  

Professor Sameer Otoom, President of RCSI Bahrain, congratulated Dr Bourgan on his win and reemphasised the importance of student research as it is one of the university's long-term strategies for promoting health research.

Professor Otoom said "research experience can help improve students' skills in searching and critically appraising the medical literature, independent learning, and writing research papers."

Dr Saif Bourgan was joined in his research by RCSI Bahrain students, Zaid Marhoon, Mohamed Almuqamam, Mohamed Ebrahim and Peter Soliman The research was supervised by Dr Ghufran Jassim, a senior lecturer at RCSI Bahrain.