Saving lives, one breath at a time

When the Code Blue emergency code is activated, it means someone’s heart has stopped beating and the patient may be on the verge of dying. That is when respiratory therapist Sara Sim rushes to their side to help them breathe again. Currently a senior respiratory therapist at Woodlands Health hospital, Sim had been awarded a MOH Holdings (MOHH) Healthcare Merit Award (formerly known as the Health Science and Nursing Scholarship) in 2013 to study respiratory therapy at Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. She decided to become a respiratory therapist after visiting a scholarship fair while she was studying biotechnology at Temasek Polytechnic.

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