Professor and Director
Expertise

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,

Chosen name and pronouns
Elizabeth Saewyc (She/Her/Hers)
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