Dr. Kathleen Hegadoren

Professor at University of Alberta
Dr Hegadoren completed her PhD in Medical Sciences in 1995. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship and working as a clinical researcher in mood disorders, she accepted a tenure-track position at the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She was awarded full professorship in 2007 and currently hold a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Stress Disorders in Women (2005-2015). Her area of research broadly encompasses studies related to how women’s experiences influence women’s health. She is particularly interested in perinatal mental health and integrated biopsychosocial studies that examine the impact of interpersonal violence on women’s mental and physical health