Saraswathi Vedam

Professor

Research Classification

Gestation / Parturition
Human Rights and Liberties, Collective Rights
Right and Access to Information
Home Care Services
Law and Health
Social Contract and Social Justice
Community Health / Public Health
Breast Feeding and Infant Nutrition
Family and Child Services

Research Interests

Home Birth
Place of Birth
Provider Attitudes
Respectful Maternity Care
Midwifery
Interprofessional relationships
Person-Centered Care
Patient Autonomy
Institutional Racism in Maternity Care
Maternal and Newborn Outcomes
Maternity care for diverse populations
Transdisciplinary engagement in health care
Mistreatment
 

Research Methodology

survey research
Scale Development
Community Based Participatory Research methods
Patient-oriented research methods

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Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round
2019
2020

Active analysis and knowledge translation projects: qualitative and quantitative data generated by participatory maternity care research: Changing Childbirth in BC, Giving Voice to Mothers - US (participatory research on experiences of maternity care and disparities), Access and Integration Maternity Care Mapping study (links between regulatory frameworks and disparities), Giving Voice to Mothers - Canada (measuring respectful maternity care - CIHR funded 5 year project)

I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in hiring Co-op students for research placements.

Postdoctoral Fellows

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