Angel Foster

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Angel Foster
Associate Professor

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Courriel professionnel: angel.foster@uOttawa.ca

Angel Foster

Biography

Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences

Dr. Foster's research program is dedicated to conducting policy-relevant and action- and intervention-oriented research on comprehensive reproductive health issues. Her research includes multi-methods social science research and health policy analysis at the provincial, national, and international levels. Building on nearly a decade within the non-profit research sector, Dr. Foster's portfolio of research is characterized by collaborations and partnerships with a variety of public sector, non-governmental, academic, and community-based stakeholders. Dr. Foster is an experienced supervisor and mentor and is committed to supporting the next generation of reproductive health researchers through engagement with students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Over the course of her tenure as the Echo Endowed Chair in Women's Health Research at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Foster's research portfolio will center on the following areas:

  1. Expanding access to emergency contraception;
  2. Increasing access to safe, high quality, and affordable abortion services;
  3. Improving the reproductive health training of health service professionals; and
  4. Identifying and addressing the reproductive health needs of vulnerable populations.
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