Farah Shroff, Ph.D., teaches in the Department of Family Practice and the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine; her research emphasizes visioning and developing Health for All. A researcher and educator she focuses on the areas of holistic health and spirituality, community development, and social justice, as well as health services policy research. As a consultant, Dr. Shroff has served many public and private clients; she drafted the Government of Nunavut’s Public Health Plan, evaluated the Dr Peter AIDS Centre, facilitated research workshops for a group of women with severe mental illnesses and more. She has also worked for governments in Canada and non-governmental organizations such as the Downtown Eastside Residents’ Association in Vancouver.
Dr Shroff is also a teacher of yoga, dance, self defence and other movement practices. She enjoys walking and running in Vancouver’s forests and beaches as well as traveling with her family.
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