Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health

Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health— Session 14: Discussion with Dr. Sarah E. Hill

March 8, 2023, 10:00 am to 11:00 am


This event is part of our virtual "Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health" series. In this session, Dr. Sarah E. Hill will engage in a talk about the effect of the birth control pill on women+'s mental and physical health.


10:00-10:05—Welcome Remarks

10:05-10:55—Discussion with Dr. Sarah E. Hill

10:55-11:00—Closing Remarks

Individual Event Cost

General Public: $15

Students: $10

We offer you the option of registering for individual events or signing up for the entire series. Video recordings of our conference sessions will be sent to all registrants following each event. Register for this individual event below. 

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Dr. Sarah E. Hill

Bio: Dr. Sarah E. Hill is an authority on evolutionary approaches to psychology and health, especially in women. She has published close to 100 research papers on these topics and is the author of “This is your brain on birth control: the surprising science of women, hormones, and the law of unintended consequences”. Dr. Hill works as a research psychologist and professor at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.


Bonnie Lee, PhD student, University of British Columbia.

Events & Communications Assistant at Women's Health Research Cluster.


Jesse Lacasse

Jesse Lacasse is a Ph.D. (c) at Concordia University's Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology in Montréal, Quebec. His research focuses on the effects of hormonal contraceptives on the brain and cognition both in women and in female rats.

  • Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health
  • hormonal contraceptives
  • mental health

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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