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April 22, 2021
Women's Brain Health Initiative Trainee-Mentor Session:
Knowledge Translation - Keeping Sex and Gender in Mind
Mentor: Dr. Sarah Munro, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia
The Women's Brain Health Initiative Trainee-Mentor Sessions intend to provide students with the opportunity to meet and engage with sex and gender experts through informal conversations on diverse topics including professional development and research. To ensure an intimate and valuable experience, each Trainee-Mentor session will be limited to 30 registrants.
Please note that these sessions are for registrants of the Women's Brain Health Conference (2020-2021). If you have not registered for the conference, you may do so here before you register for the session(s) you would like to attend.
Incorporating sex and gender considerations in research can take effort, but in knowledge translation, where do you begin? Dr. Sarah Munro will discuss approaches to knowledge translation that keep sex and gender in mind, and relate some practical examples from her research in sexual and reproductive health.
Dr. Sarah Munro is a qualitative health services researcher whose focus is knowledge translation and implementation science. Her research focuses on the investigation of factors that influence implementation of patient-centred practice and policy, and the development and evaluation of tools that support shared decision-making for patients and their care teams. Dr. Munro is a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar and Scientist with the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences. Her knowledge translation activities have influenced health policy for abortion access and informed choice in childbirth.