Dr. Laura Schummers

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of British Columbia

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Dr. Laura Schummers, ScD, is a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist. After completing her doctorate of science in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Schummers joined the Contraception and Abortion Research Team in the Department of Family Practice at UBC as a postdoctoral fellow. She is now an Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She holds a BC Ministry of Health-CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship and a Research Trainee award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. Dr. Schummers’s research uses large population-based administrative health databases to examine health services, policy, and clinical research questions related to women’s reproductive and perinatal health.

Area of Research Expertise
Reproductive health; Perinatal health; Health services; Health policy

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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