Dr. Amanda Slaunwhite is a Senior Scientist at the BC Centre for Disease Control and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Population and Public health at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Slaunwhite leads an active program of research that uses administrative health data to examine topics related to overdose, substance use, safer supply, and health care provision in the criminal legal system. She also leads projects that use community-based participatory methods in the areas of peer support, substance use, and community reintegration after release from correctional institutions. Dr. Slaunwhite is the scientific-lead of the BC Provincial Overdose Cohort. The Cohort is a collection of linked administrative data, including data from BC Emergency Health Services and BC Coroner’s Service, on fatal and non-fatal overdose events in BC since 2015.  Dr. Slaunwhite is the co-Principal Investigator of the UBC Research Excellence Cluster in Transformative Health and Justice (2020-2023).

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