Sumia B. Azzahchi graduated in Nursing in 2019 at the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC). Sumia is about to complete her Master’s Degree in Women, Gender, and Citizenship at the University of Barcelona.
During her Bachelor’s Degree between 2016 – 2019, she worked as a research support staff at the Center of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (CEIG) with Dr. Gerard Coll-Planas. She also participated in numerous seminars and interdisciplinary courses concerning mental health, gender, and social determinants of health. After her graduation, she engaged professionally and mainly in primary healthcare.
In July of 2022, she joined the Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome Unit as a Research Nurse. Her main interest is the study of neurodegenerative diseases and dementia from an intersectional approach in the nursing field.