Marginalized Women

Marginalized Women

Support and Wellness

Support and Wellness

Scholarships

Scholarships

Research and Learning

Research and Learning

Fundraising

Fundraising

WHRFC Programs

2022

Chantal Rytz

PhD Student (University of Calgary)

Research Topic: Serum estradiol levels and cardiovascular risk associated with gender-affirming hormone use in transgender women: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2021

Rebecca Metcalfe

PhD student (University of British Columbia)

Research Topic: Integrating patient values into clinical trials using composite endpoints. A case study using the control of hypertension in pregnancy study.

2019

Jessica Miller

PhD student (Queen's University)

Research Topic: Understanding the mechanistic role of Interleukin-33 in endometriosis associated inflammation and pathology

2019

Eric Filice

PhD student (University of Waterloo)

Research Topic: The influence of Grindr, a geosocial networking Application, on body image in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men: An exploratory study.

2018

Shirley Giroux

PhD student (University of Northern BC)

Research Topic: Resilience in teacher/mothers; Parsing the intersections of family, work and wellness.

2017

Lacey Haddon

PhD student (University of Alberta)

Research Topic: Eliminating the luminal grey zone: using a novel estrogen receptor DNA-binding signature to describe luminal A breast cancer.

2016

Rohan D'Souza

PhD student (University of Toronto)

Research Topic:
Contemporary methods of anticoagulation for pregnant women with mechanical heart valves: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

http://umanitoba.ca/outreach/conferences/research_days/media/Womens_Health_-_Rohan_DSouza.pdf

2015

Jessica Tong

PhD student (Western University)

Research Topic: Ovarian Tumour Cell Heterogeneity Impacts Maraba Virus Infection and Oncolytic Efficacy.

2014

Beth Payne

PhD student (Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia)

Research Topic: A mobile clinical decision aid for pregnant women with hypertensive disorder.

For further information view: https://pre-empt.cfri.ca/beth-payne-awarded-cihr-poster-award-27th-annual-canadian-student-health-research-forum

2013

Randi J. Parks

PhD student (Pharmacology, Dalhousie University)

Research Topic: Differences in calcium release in male and female cardiomyocytes

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WHRFC Board of Directors

Executive Members

  • Sheri Fandrey, BSP, PhD – President
  • I fan Kuo, BSc, MSc, PharmD – Past-President
  • F. Carleen MacKay, BA, CMA, FCMA – Treasurer
  • Donna Chow, PhD – Secretary

Members-at-large

  • Melissa Muir, MMFT
  • Gaynor Williams
  • Gayle Waxman
  • Lynn Scruby, RN, BN, MS, PhD