Wendy V. Norman, MD, CCFP, FCFP, DTM&H, MHSc, is a Professor in the Department of Family Practice, and an associate member in both the School of Population and Public Health, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Dr. Norman is an Honorary Associate Professor in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), in London, UK. She completed a MHSc (UBC), a diploma in Tropical Medicine and International Health (Liverpool University) and residencies in Family Medicine (U Alberta) and in GP-anaesthesiology (UBC). Her research interests include family planning health services, health professional education, and population health. Dr. Norman brings this multidisciplinary expertise into her role as CIHR/PHAC Applied Public Health Chair for her program of research on family planning health equity interventions (2014-2024). Dr. Norman was awarded the prestigious Darroch Award in sexual and reproductive health research in 2015 by the New York-based Guttmacher Institute. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada awarded her their inaugural National Mentorship Award in 2020, and the Canadian Government recognized her in 2021 as a “Woman of Impact”.
Research areas of interest:
Family Planning Health Services and Public Health Research; Sexual Health Population Surveys; Contraception Health Services; Abortion Health Services;
Reproductive Infectious Diseases Sexual and Reproductive Health