Dr. Farah Shroff

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Family Practice and School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

Public health, integrative health care, social determinants of health, global health, health and environment, forests and health, gender issues, education, reproductive health, sexual health, pregnancy and childbirth, midwifery, natural medicine


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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 holistic health and community development for health and social justice. Her book, The New Midwifery: Reflections on Renaissance and Regulation, was published in 1997. Since then, Shroff has written more about women’s health, HIV/AIDS, health policy, nursing, registered massage therapy, international health and more.


  • Public health
  • Integrative health care
  • Social determinants of health
  • Global health
  • Health and environment
  • Forests and health
  • Gender issues
  • Education
  • Reproductive health
  • Sexual health
  • Pregnancy and childbirth
  • Midwifery
  • Natural medicine