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Liisa Holsti

Dr. Liisa Holsti is as Associate Professor in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at UBC, an investigator at the BC Women’s Hospital Research Institute and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. She holds a Canada Research Chair and her esearch focuses on developing ways to support optimal development in infants and children.


Wendy V. Norman

Dr. Wendy V. Norman, MD, MHSc, CCFP, FCFP, DTM&H, is a family physician with a family planning focused practice. She holds the Chair in Family Planning Public Health Research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research; is an Associate Professor, and Director- Clinician Scholars Program, in the Department of Family Practice at the University of […]


Catriona Hippman

Catriona Hippman has been a certified genetic counselor since 2009, specializing in research at the intersections of perinatal health, mental health, and genetics. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, she has been involved in teaching genetic counselling students, medical students, and psychiatry residents. She has […]


Paul Yong

Dr. Yong is a gynecologist with fellowship training in endometriosis, pelvic pain, and advanced laparoscopy. He is a staff gynecologist and research director at the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis, and an Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Nané Jordan

I am currently a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Paris 8, France. My postdoc project explores life writing as an arts-based research methodology, as in: creative non-fiction, memoir, autobiographical writing and art making, alongside the oeuvre of the feminist, poet-thinker Hélène Cixous. My research is […]


Melanie Murray

Melanie Murray (MD, PhD) is a Clinical Associate Professor in Infectious Disease at UBC and staff physician and Clinician Scientist at the Oak Tree Clinic at BC Women’s and St. Paul’s Hospitals. I Michael Smith Scholar, her research focuses on care engagement strategies and comorbidities among people living with HIV. She has extensive experience with […]


Karen MacKinnon

Karen MacKinnon PhD (Nursing) RN Karen MacKinnon is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Victoria where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Her program of research explores the social organization of health experiences and the work of childbearing women and nurses who provide maternity care for […]


Farah Shroff

Dr Farah M Shroff, PhD, is the principal of Shroff Consulting, a public health, education and social issues consulting company that focuses on research, writing, facilitation and more. Dr Shroff also works in the Department of Family Practice and the School of Population and Public Health in the UBC Faculty of Medicine. The emphasis in […]