Dr. Gina Ogilvie joins SPPH as Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Gina Ogilvie MD MSc FCFP DrPH has joined the UBC School of Population and Public Health as a full professor, and as newly announced Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer.

Dr. Gina Ogilvie

Dr. Gina Ogilvie

Dr. Ogilvie has been influential in setting and directing health policy on reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, HPV screening, and the HPV vaccine, both in Canada and globally. She provides advice and consultation to national and international institutions, including the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Public Health Agency of Canada, the World Health Organization (WHO), and Ministries of Health on STI, HIV and HPV vaccine policy and programming. As principal investigator her research has attracted over $13 million in grants, receiving funding from PHAC, CIHR, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR), and private foundations, among others. Dr. Ogilvie has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and speaks widely at international and national research and education conferences.

Most recently, Dr. Ogilvie was Medical Director of Clinical Prevention Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control, and an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia in the Departments of Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Ogilvie received her MD from McMaster University, and completed a specialty in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Population Health and Primary care. She received her Masters of Science at UBC, and her Doctorate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Dr. David Patrick
Professor and Director
School of Population and Public Health