Citizen CPR Foundation 40 Under 40 – Ziad Nehme

A senior leader of Ambulance Victoria’s (AV) world-leading research team has been announced as a member of the Citizen CPR Foundation 40 Under 40 Class of 2023.

AV Director Research and Evaluation Dr Ziad Nehme was one of 40 honourees announced ahead of this month’s international Cardiac Arrest Survival Summit.

The 40 Under 40 initiative recognises and celebrates outstanding individuals from around the world who are contributing to the future of sudden cardiac arrest awareness and outcomes.

Ziad said it was an honour to be named alongside this group of inspiring individuals.

“Over the past 10 years, I’ve developed a research program to transform systems -of care for cardiac arrest patients in Victoria, and help enhance survival outcomes for patients,” he said.

“I am so fortunate to work for an organisation that recognises the importance of cardiac arrest, and continually measures and improves the services it provides to the community.”

Citizen CPR Foundation is a non-profit foundation that works to save lives from sudden cardiac arrest by encouraging effective community, professional and citizen action.

Ziad and his team’s contributions to cardiac arrest research ensures Victoria maintains a world-leading and innovative ambulance service.

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