Dr Joy Johnson
Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health (IGH), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canada.
Joy Johnson is a Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia (UBC) with long standing interest and leadership in the field of gender and health. She served on the inaugural steering committee for the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health and was a co-leader on the BC Network for Women's Health Research. Dr. Johnson founded and co-directed the highly successful multidisciplinary research unit NEXUS, dedicated to research, knowledge translation, and training in the social contexts of health behavior. She was also a founder and principal investigator for the UBC Centre for Nursing and Health Behaviour Research.
Professor Johnson welcomed delegates to lunch on Day 1 of the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013.