Dr. Joan Bottorff

Dr. Bottorff is one of Canada’s leading scientists in the field of health behaviour. She is Professor and Chair in Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus, and was also the recipient of a UBC Distinguished University Scholar Award. She is Director of UBC’s Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, and an Affiliate Scientist at the BC Cancer Agency. Her research program focuses on development of gender-sensitive interventions to support cancer prevention and health promotion.