Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Jeff is the current Reproductive Infectious Diseases Fellow at the University of British Columbia. He first earned his Bachelor of Health Sciences (Global Health Specialization) at McMaster University, followed by his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He recently completed his Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residency at the University of British Columbia. As the current Fellow Representative in the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Canada Infectious Diseases Committee, he assists in developing national guidelines. He joins the Reproductive Infectious Diseases Program with experiences in HIV activism (Ungweru NGO in Malawi, Asian Community AIDS Services in Toronto) and research (University of Zambia), which continue to inform him of the intersectionality of many vulnerable populations. He applies these lessons on social determinants of health in his clinical practice and research.
His academic interests include improving perinatal care in patients living with HIV, developing healthcare infrastructure for pandemic preparedness/response in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and reducing perinatal infectious morbidities. To support his clinical and research training, he is the current recipient of the Allen-Carey Scholarship in Women’s Health, the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, and the Dawn Walker Grant from the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health.
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1. Poliquin, V., Castillo, E., Boucoiran, I., Wong, J., Watson, H., Yudin, M., Money, D., Van Schalkwyk, J., and Elwood, C. on behalf of the Infectious Disease Committee of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. SOGC Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy. May 2021. Available at https://sogc.org/common/Uploaded%20files/Latest%20News/SOGC_Statement_COVID-19_Vaccination_in_Pregnancy.pdf
2. Wong, JMH., Watson, H., Elwood, C., and Poliquin, V. SOGC COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy FAQ for Health Care Providers. April 2021. Available at: https://sogc.org/common/Uploaded%20files/Covid%20Information/EN_HCP-FAQ_SOGC_FINAL.pdf
3. Ali, M., Baxter, M., Jone, A., Lo, C., and Wong, J. Hoffman S.J., Ali M., editors. Money Matters for Malaria: A Political Analysis on the Inclusion of Malaria as part of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria. 2013. Student Voices 6: Political Analyses of Five Global Health Decisions. Chapter 4. pp. 52-65. Available at www.mcmasterhealthforum.org