Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, PhD, RN, FSAHM, FCAHS, FAAN, FCAN

Contact Information

Chosen name and pronouns:

Elizabeth Saewyc (She/Her/Hers)


Twitter/ ElizabethSaewyc

Alternate Contact

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048

Email: lou.bosshart@ubc.ca


SOGI education, LGBTQ2S+ health, adolescent health, nursing, public health nursing, trans and non-binary youth, homeless youth, stigma and discrimination, youth sexual health, youth mental health, adolescent substance use,

In the Media

British Columbia plans to tackle nursing shortage by recruiting overseas – Globe and Mail, April 2022 Trends for KGBTQ youth in BC – CBC On the Coast, April 2022 ‘More work needed’: Gaps remain for B.C.’s LGBTQ teens – Glacier Media (Vancouver Is Awesome), April 2022 Nursing schools come under strain as pandemic wears on – University Affairs, January 2022 It’s a perfect storm of stress. How to cope – Tyee, December 2021 Quebec offers bonus pay to retain nurses amid pandemic fatigue – Globe and Mail, September 2021 Health-care advocates decry nurse and doctor shortages – iPolitics, August 2021 Shining Light on What Makes LGBTQ2S+ Youth Feel Safe in a Community – The Tyee LGBT youths’ suicidal thoughts decline with community supports: study – Vancouver is Awesome Gay-straight alliances make schools feel safer for straight kids too, research shows – The Star LGB teens in B.C. staying away from organized sport says new study – CBC Study shows HPV vaccination does not cause riskier sexual behaviour among teens – CBC