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Naomi Phagau

Graduate Student

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

University of British Columbia

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Naomi is an MSc student in the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences program based in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She previously completed an Honours BSc in Neuroscience and Psychology at McMaster University and is interested in reproductive health, mental health, and racial and ethnic disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality. Under the supervision of Dr. Gillian Hanley, her thesis examines the association between maternal depression and treatment with an SSRI antidepressant on early childhood development.

Area of Research Expertise
Perinatal; Mental health; Child development; Anti-depressants