Munira Kachroo, a faculty member of Madr-e-Meharban Institute of Nursing Sciences and Research at SKIMS has been awarded doctorate degree in nursing sciences.
She is the first person to complete her Ph.D in nursing sciences in J&K from Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi under the supervision of Prof Pity Koul, Director School of Health Sciences IGNOU.
Her thesis focused on effectiveness of low birth weight prevention program on maternal and neonatal outcome of high risk pregnant woman.
Director SKIMS, Dr Showkat Zargar has congratulated Munira, saying SKIMS always encouraged research which was key in medical sciences.
"SKIMS is proud of her as she is the first one from J&K to complete her doctorate in nursing sciences," Dr Zargar said while hailing Munira's feat and hoped her research will contribute to understand larger perspectives in her field of study.