Winner of the RACP ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship for 2017

Congratulations to Dr Jasneek Chawla

Dr Jasneek Chawla as been awarded the RACP ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship for 2017.

Dr Chawla is a Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane and an MPhil candidate with the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland. This scholarship will be used to undertake a longitudinal study evaluating the impact of clinical interventions for common sleep disorders in children with Down syndrome. This research aims to understand whether functional, behavioural and developmental outcomes are improved following treatment of sleep conditions in children with Down syndrome, providing evidence to direct clinical management in this population.

The Scholarship is made available by a grant from the ResMed Foundation Ltd. It is administered by the RACP and The Australasian Sleep Association. 

This is the final scholarship that can be offered. Thank you to the ResMed Foundation Ltd for their support of this scholarship.