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December 9, 2022
This is the second of four trainee-mentor sessions that is part of our virtual "Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health" conference, which brings attention to the brain health issues that women+ face and encourage the medical, scientific and commercial communities to address them.
These sessions are offered through a collaboration with the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health Trainee Network and intend to provide trainees with the unique opportunity to meet and engage with sex and gender experts through informal conversations on diverse topics, including professional development and research. In this session, we will be joined by Dr. Kaida to discuss global health and interdisciplinary research.
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10:05-10:45—Trainee-Mentor session with Dr. Angela Kaida
Individual Event Cost
General Public: $15
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Dr. Angela Kaida
Talk Title: Global Health and Interdisciplinary Research
Bio: Dr. Angela Kaida is an Associate Professor and global health epidemiologist in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Global Perspectives on HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health. Dr. Kaida has been awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada, Grand Challenges Canada, Canada Foundation for Innovation, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD) to lead a community-based research program focused on factors and environments that increase vulnerability or protect sexual and reproductive health. Dr. Kaida conducts mixed-method research among women living with HIV in Canada, safer conception intervention research among men living with HIV who desire children in Uganda, and inter-disciplinary HIV prevention research among adolescent girls and young women at high risk for HIV in South Africa. Her research provides evidence for developing effective social and health policies and programming to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights for HIV-affected individuals and communities. Throughout her career, Dr. Kaida has worked closely with community leaders and decision-makers to integrate research evidence into sexual and reproductive health policy and programming, using a social and gender equity lens. She has served in numerous institutional, national, and global leadership roles including with the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, sub-Saharan African Network of TB and HIV research Excellence (SANTHE), the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR), and the Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI).
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