Dr. Lynn Farrales (Family Physician, Canada)

Dr. Lynn Farrales (Family Physician, Canada)

Dr. Lynn Farrales is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia on unceded Coast Salish Territories. Her areas of research interest include refugee health and stillbirth. As a Family Physician based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Dr. Farrales focusses her clinical work in refugee and migrant communities and is committed to addressing the social determinants of health of her patients. She holds a Master’s Degree which introduced her to qualitative health research with migrant women of colour.  Through the Clinician Scholar Program at UBC’s Department of Family Practice, Dr. Farrales conducted a community-based participatory research project with bereaved parents whose babies were stillborn.  She began her PhD studies in Family Medicine at Western University (Ontario, Canada) in 2016. Dr. Farrales is a Board Member of the International Stillbirth Alliance and Co-Chair of the Communications Working Group.