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Salima Ladak, RN(EC), BScN, MN, PhD

A tireless champion for improving pain outcomes, Salima is an exemplary nurse practitioner who centres her interactions with patients, families and interprofessional health-care teams on relieving patients’ pain and suffering. While mentoring nurses as well as medical and nursing students, she has also been sought out to establish international pain programs. Her impact is palpable in the development and implementation of best practice guidelines and innovative education models that have advanced interprofessional pain practice. In true Canadian spirit, Salima lives the ethic of sharing by generously using her success to help other health-care professionals succeed and ultimately influence positive patient outcomes.