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DR. BABA, Betty »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Sociology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6811)
Home: 819-778-6038
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Ph.D. in women studies. Teaching and research interests related to women and gender studies. Field of specialization on African customary laws. Interested in violence against women, immigration, polygamy women and development minority groups. Co-author of a book the Feminist Journeys «I got there through women’s Studies» Feminist History Society. Currently in the final stages of preparation for the publication of a new book entitled Trokosi : Challenging Girls’ Exclusion from Education using international laws, Diversity : integration of immigrant women in Canada to be published. 

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AHMED, Rukhsana »


Rukhsana Ahmed

Ph.D.
Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Communication

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3834)
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Dr. Rukhsana Ahmed’s research embraces the cross/trans/inter-disciplinary nature of communication scholarship, with specific focus on exploring the role of communication processes in improving health outcomes among marginalized communities and promoting broader social changes in international health contexts. She is particularly interested in the ways in which systems of beliefs, values, actions, and symbols are shared, or not, by people and how social groups influence communication in health care interactions. She is also interested in the ways in which people’s cultural selves become entwined with race, ethnicity, gender, and social class groups and shape their perceptions of health, illness, and health care. Although her research is deeply rooted in health communication, Dr. Ahmed is also actively involved in interdisciplinary and multisectoral projects and partnerships in other realms of communication, including immigrant integration, multicultural media, and religious diversity.

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BOURGEAULT, Ivy Lynn »


Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Full professor
Telfer School of Management
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8614)
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Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, PhD, FCAHS, is a Professor in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.  She holds the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources.  She is the lead coordinator of the pan Canadian Health Human Resources Network and the Scientific Director of the Ontario Health Human Resource Research Network both housed at the University of Ottawa .Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on health professions, health policy and women’s health.

 

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BRUNET, Jennifer »


Jennifer Brunet

Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3068)
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Dr. Brunet’s research addresses the promotion of mental and physical health through physical activity in diverse populations. Her research is grounded in various motivational and social cognitive theories and she use mixed methods to coalesce the strengths of quantitative and qualitative approaches to research.

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FORTIER, Michelle »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4275)
Cell: 613-866-8987
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Physical activity Exercise Motivation Enjoyment Mental health Well-being Women's wellness Negative aspects of competitive sport

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FOSTER, Angel »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2316)
Cell: 617-417-9974
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Dr. Angel M. Foster holds a DPhil (doctorate) in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oxford, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an AM (master's degree) from Stanford University. She has conducted multi-methods research on women’s health in Burma, Canada, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Thailand, Tunisia, and the United States. Her current research focuses on expanding access to emergency contraception, increasing access to safe, high quality, and affordable abortion services, improving the reproductive health training of health service professionals, and Identifying and addressing the reproductive health needs of vulnerable populations including young/unmarried women and refugees/displaced women. She has published more than 50 articles, book chapters, and technical reports on women's health and her first book, Emergency contraception: The story of a global reproductive health technology, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2012 (co-edited with L.L. Wynn). Her next book, Abortion pills, test tube babies & sex toys: Emerging sexual and reproductive health technologies in the Middle East and North Africa, will soon be published by Vanderbilt University Press.

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GILES, Audrey R. »


Audrey R. Giles

Assistant Professor
Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2988)
Home: 613-845-0092
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Dr. Giles' research examines Aboriginal people's (though especially women's) participation in physical activity, sport, and recreation in the NWT, Nunavut, and Northern Alberta. Her expertise pertains to traditional games, gender, "tradition," and drowning prevention. Sport for development in Aboriginal communities.

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KELLY, Christine »


Postdoctoral fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (7339)
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My work explores the politics of care and Canadian disability movements. I have research experience with direct-funded home care models, personal support worker education, disability and health-related nonprofit organizations and disability activism in Canada. 

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LIPPEL, Katherine »


Chairholder and Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3261)
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Website http://www.droitcivil.uottawa.ca/chairohslaw

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Specialized in occupational health and safety law including issues related to workers' compensation, disability prevention, return to work, prevention of work accidents and occupational disease, precarious employment and occupational health and safety, women's working condition in relation to occupational health and safety, and legal issues relating to psychological harassment, mental health problems and musculo-skeletal disorders relating to work.

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English and French , Spanish; espagnol

MOREAU, Denise »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8306)
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  • Santé des femmes, surtout des femmes francophones en situation minoritaire
  • les représentations et les pratiques de la maternité
  • l'allaitement maternel
  • la stratégie de communication en promotion de la santé

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POLOMENO, Viola »


Viola Polomeno

Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8736)
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Known as "The Love Nurse"; specialized in perinatal sexuality; the intimacy of the parenting couple during the perinatal period (preconception, normal and at-risk pregnancy, labor and delivery, parenting, breastfeeding); francophone parenting couples in a minority situation (mothers and fathers); sexuality and health care; the training of health care professionals in perinatal sexuality and sexuality and health care. 

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SPITZER, Denise »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1222)
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I am interested in examining how global processes—intersecting with gender, ethnicity, migration status and other social identifiers—are implicated in health and well-being. At present, my program of research examines the impact of shifts in the global economy on the social and economic well-being of different groups of immigrants, migrants, and refugees and their families.

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English and French , German / allemand; Chinese / chinois

STRAEHLE, Christine »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4592)
Cell: 613-791-8612
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I work in applied ethics in two areas. The first is on questions of migration like TFWP in Canada, Live-in-Care-Givers in Canada, and vulnerability of migrants (in particular women and sponsored spouses). I also work on questions of public health ethics and bioethics, in particular access to care and distribution of health resources in Canada and globally.

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VLASSOFF, Carol »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Cell: 6132613307
Home: 8199865057
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My main research is on gender inequalities, especially in the developing world. I have just finished a book, Gender Equality and Inequality in Rural India, Blessed with a Son, that is about son preference in rural India and why it persists despite a great deal of social and economic progress. I am also teaching a course on international health with a focus on improving health systems worldwide.

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WHIFFEN, Valerie E. »


Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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The psycho-social causes of depression and the impact of depression on children and spouses. Depression in the context of marital distress and attachment insecurity. Postpartum depression.

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