Team bios

Co-Leaders

Lorraine Halinka Malcoe – Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU; social epidemiology, social and structural determinants of health/health equity, violence against women, research methodologies for studying health inequalities, community-based participatory interventions

Victoria Smye – Nursing, University of British Columbia, Member, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Committee, MHCC; mental health and addictions, aboriginal health, women and violence, inequities in access to care

Team Members

Jill Cory – Women Abuse Response Team, BC Women’s Hospital; experience in planning, administration, and direct service delivery, women and children at risk of violence and abuse

Sabina Chatterjee – antidote: Multiracial and Indigenous Girls and Women’s Network; social cohesion, intersectionality, social justice, and decolonization

Bonnie Duran– Indigenous Research Wellness Institute; U of Washington; Native American mental health and community-based participatory research

Viviane Josewski – Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU, PhD Candidate

Nancy Lipsky – Women’s Health Research Institute

Marlene Moretti – Psychology, SFU; developmental psychopathology and gender issues

Tessa Parkes – Nursing, Midwifery, U of Stirling, UK; violence against women and addictions

Ruby Peterson – North Island Crisis and Counselling Centre; anti-oppressive approach, intergenerational trauma impacts, grief, suicides and addiction

Colleen Varcoe – Nursing, UBC; violence, women’s health, intersectionality