Cindy Kalenga

PhD Student


University of Calgary

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Cindy Kalenga is PhD student within the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary with a focus on women’s cardiovascular health. Her research project investigates the role of the route of administration of exogenous estrogen - in the form of contraceptives and hormone therapy - and cardiovascular risk in women. Cindy serves as the student moderator for Libin Cardiovascular Journal Club and was recently appointed the Lead for the CIHR Sex and Gender Based Analysis in Health Research Trainee Network. 

Area of Research Expertise
Women’s health; Cardiovascular health; Contraceptives; Hormone therapy

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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