GS3 Speakers

Prof John Oliffe


Professor, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada

John Oliffe PhD is Professor at the School of Nursing at University of British Columbia. He specialises in men's health issues, including prostate cancer, smoking.

Professor Oliffe spoke at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA) about the need to give greater consideration in the discussion of gender issues in health to men’s health issues worldwide and the important implications for policy and practice. Among which, the prostate cancer and gender-differences in smoking have implications for improving family health. Another important area of concern is men and depression.