Emily McKay is a Registered Nurse pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing at the University of British Columbia. Emily spent the first few years of her career working as a RN in Childbirth at Grand River Hospital. Emily is passionate about addressing how gender and sex, and other social determinants of health, influence the health of all women. Emily’s goal is to become a leader in advancing women’s health by teaching healthcare professionals at a university level and conducting research to improve women’s health outcomes.
Research areas of interest:
The interplay between the social determinants of health and women’s health status’, The barriers women face in receiving safe and effective healthcare, The stigma and misconceptions about menstruation, The personal experience of infertility
Reproductive Infectious Diseases