Lorraine Halinka Malcoe
Lorraine is a Co-Leader of the Centre’s research team for Violence, Mental Health & Substance Use.
She is in the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU. She came to SFU from the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, where she was an Associate Professor and Associate Director of their Masters in Public Health Program.
She is a social epidemiologist with longstanding research interests in gender, race, and class inequalities in health. She conducts epidemiologic observational research as well as participatory, community-level interventions. For the past decade, she has employed mixed-method approaches to improve understanding of the social causes and consequences of violence against women from diverse racial, cultural, and socioeconomic groups.
Her research interests include social epidemiology, gender and health, violence against women, theory and mixed-method approaches.