Fonds F 668 - Farah Shroff fonds

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Farah Shroff fonds

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Farah Mahrukh Coomi Shroff

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F 668

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  • 1995-1996 (Creation)
    Shroff, Farah

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1 cm of textual records

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Dr. Farah Shroff was a professor in the Department of Midwifery at Ryerson University from 1994 to 1998. Shroff earned her BSc in Biology and Native Studies from Trent University (1986), her MEd in Primary Health Care from the University of Manchester (1988), and her PhD in Sociology in Education and Community Health from the University of Toronto (1996). Her book, The New Midwifery: Reflections on Renaissance and Regulation, was published in 1997. In addition to her academic pursuits, Shroff has worked as a public health consultant, a health care worker, and a health research analyst. After leaving Ryerson, she became an adjunct professor in the Department of Family Practice and the School of Population and Public Health in the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Currently Dr. Shroff is a Takemi Fellow in International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, an Associate of the University of British Columbia’s Department of Family Practice and the School of Population and Public Health. Dr. Shroff is the founder of Maternal and Infant Health Canada (MIHCan), a global public health collaborative that focuses on improving the lives of women and children through education, research, and innovation.

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Fonds consists of materials authored, and courses given by Farah Shroff in her role as professor in Ryerson's Midwifery School.

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