Dr. Gina Ogilvie has been nominated for YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award in the category of Research and the Sciences. This award “honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community”. Dr. Ogilvie’s work has been influential both nationally and internationally for “setting and directing health policy on reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections”.
In addition to her role as Assistant Director at WHRI, she is the Senior Advisor, Research at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre and leads ASPIRE (Advances in Screening and Prevention in Reproductive Cancers), a global health research program which she developed. Dr. Ogilvie was also recently recognized for her significant contributions toward the eradication of cervical cancer as Opt’s Sexual Health Champion, and her work in Uganda was featured in the February edition of HPV World’s newsletter.
Congratulations, Dr. Ogilvie, for your outstanding work and nomination!