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Laura Drudi



Dr. Laura Drudi completed a Diploma of Space Studies at the International Space University while pursuing clinical research with the Canadian Space Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She subsequently completed her medical degree at McGill University and went on to pursue postgraduate medical training in Vascular Surgery at McGill. During her surgical training there, her passion for clinical research led her to pursue and complete a Master of Science in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health. Following the completion of her residency, she completed her fellowship training in complex peripheral Endovascular Surgery for limb salvage in Dendermonde, Belgium, and brought this expertise back to Montreal. She is currently pursuing a Diploma of Implementation Science at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to develop the skills and knowledge to implement an amputation prevention program across Quebec. She also holds the Michael Zinner Fellowship in Health Services Research. She has over 50 peer-reviewed publications, numerous conference abstracts, invited lectures, contributions to grants, correspondences with the media, as well as prestigious local, national, and international awards. Her goal is to continue to build a platform for frailty research and amputation prevention at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and become a national and world-renowned clinician scientist.