Biography - Farah Shroff

Dr Farah Shroff, PhD, is a faculty member in the Department of Family Practice and the School of Population and Public Health in the UBC Faculty of Medicine. The emphasis in her research is on visioning and developing Health for All. Her main areas of research are 1) holistic health (mind-body approaches to health; spirituality and health) 2) community development for health and social justice (social determinants of health); 3) health system design and delivery. Her book, The New Midwifery: Reflections on Renaissance and Regulation, was published in 1997. Since then, Dr. Shroff has written more about women┬┐s health, HIV/AIDS, health policy, nursing, registered massage therapy, international health, innovative health care delivery and design and more.

Dr Shroff also conducts research, writing, facilitation and more as a consultant. She is also a teacher of yoga, dance, martial arts, meditation and more.