Women's Health Research Institute

The Women's Health Research Institute is devoted to improving the health and health care of girls and women through knowledge generation, serving as a catalyst for research in women’s health and supporting an expanding provincial and national network of women’s health researchers, policy makers and healthcare providers. 

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Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Brotto, Lori Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Human reproduction and development sciences; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; mindfulness; Sexual Dysfunctions; sexual desire; sexual dysfunction
Conklin, Annalijn Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Human nutrition and dietetics; Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences (except clinical aspects); Chronic Diseases in Elderly; Community Health / Public Health; disease management evaluation; food and nutrition policy; Gender Epidemiology; gender and health equity; Health Policies; healthcare quality improvement; healthy ageing; Indigenous health; Obesity; obesity & CVD risk factors; Professional Practices; Social Determinants of Dietary and Metabolic Disorders; social nutritional epidemiology
Dosso, Jill Postdoctoral Fellow Quality of Life and Aging; Intergenerational Relations; Loss of Independence; Social Aspects of Aging; Cognitive Development; Cognitive Development in Children; Infant / Child Development; Social Determinants of Child and Youth Development; Social Determinants of Health; Health Care Technologies; Health Policies; Telemedicine; Alzheimer's Disease; Anxiety; Cognition; Dementia; Mental Health and Society; Community Health / Public Health; Ethics and Health; Lifestyle Determinants and Health; Technological Innovations; Social, Economical and Political Impacts of Innovations; Robotics and Automation; social robotics; patient experience
Elliott, Alison Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other health sciences; rare disease; genomics; Congenital Malformations; Skeletal and limb anomalies; Genetic Counselling; Health services implementation science
Lambert, Leah Postdoctoral Fellow Breast Cancer; Nursing; Health Information Systems; Health Care Organization; Health services and policy research; Patient-Reported Outcomes; Models of Care; Transitions in Care
Munro, Sarah Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Human reproduction and development sciences; Participatory research; Health Care Technologies; Community Health / Public Health; Health Promotion; Health Policies; Health Care Organization; social determinants of health; Family planning; Perinatal Period; Birth Control; Breast Feeding and Infant Nutrition; Caesarean section; Implementation Science; Knowledge translation; Reproductive and maternal health; Shared decision making
Ogilvie, Gina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Sexually transmitted infections, human papillomavirus, HIV in women and care for marginalized populations
Ranger, Manon Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurodevelopment; Clinical nursing, secondary (acute care); neurodevelopment; Early-adversity; Biomarkers of early stress exposure; Brain development; pain; Prematurity
Rnic, Katerina Postdoctoral Fellow Clinical psychology; Cognitive Control; Cognitive Vulnerability; Stress Reactivity; Stress Generation; Inflammation; Cortisol; Emotion Regulation
Sadarangani, Manish Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Immunology; Microbiology; Bacteria; Bacterial Vaccines; Childhood infections; Epidemiology; Immune System; Vaccine Development; Vaccine immunity
Woodward, Melissa Postdoctoral Fellow Psychiatry (including psychotherapy); Substance Use; homelessness; Psychosis; cerebral small vessel disease; Neuroimaging; retinal imaging; exercise