Dr. Smith has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Queen’s University and completed fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and the University of British Columbia. She has been funded by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, Canadian Pain Society, and National Vulvodynia Association, and has authored several publications in the area of women’s health and vulvar pain.
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Dr. Smith’s research is focused on women’s vulvar and sexual health. Her research has largely been on vulvodynia (chronic vulvar pain), including the pregnancy and post-partum experiences of women with this condition. Dr. Smith is the Research Director for the Multidisciplinary Vulvodynia Program and the Research Director for the proposed Centre for Vulvar Health.
vulvodynia; provoked vestibulodynia; vulvar pain; vulvar health; vulvar disease
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