NUST Graduate Wins 2nd Position in World Psychiatric Association’s Thematic Conference
In an outstanding achievement for NUST, Ms Khadija Sultan, a recent graduate of S3H in MS Clinical Psychology and C3A officer, secured 2nd position in the World Psychiatric Association’s Thematic Conference. The conference, held in Karachi, Pakistan from 3-5th March 2023, saw the participation of approximately 2000 renowned psychiatrists, psychologists, and medical specialists from 39 countries.
Ms Sultan presented her research on proximal and distal risk factors for suicide rates in Gilgit Baltistan (GB), conducted under the guidance of Dr Salma Siddiqui, Dean S3H. Her research drew the attention of the audience, and she was awarded the prestigious ‘WPA Fellowship award’ along with an additional cash prize. Ms Sultan was also accredited with 26 credit points for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in her field by the World Psychiatric Association.
The NUST community congratulates Ms Sultan on her remarkable achievement. Her hard work and dedication have paid off, and her accomplishment is a testament to the quality of education and research conducted at NUST. The School of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Centre for Counselling and Career Advisory (C3A) extend their special thanks to Pro-Rector (Academics) Dr Osman Hasan for facilitating the entire process through his proactive and supportive approach.
This success story serves as an inspiration to current and future students at NUST. We wish Ms Sultan all the best in her future endeavors.