Research-to-Action

5 women who are making a difference in the health of Vancouver residents

The Georgia Straight
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

...One of a number of female health professionals in the province who are making important contributions to the field. Among the many others are:

Dr. Kate Shannon (director of the Gender and Sexual Health Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS).

An associate professor of medicine in UBC's school of population and public health, Shannon leads research on social determinants of sexual health, HIV/AIDS, and access to care among marginalized populations, particularly youth, sex workers, and women at risk of, and living with, HIV.