Dr. Sana Shahram is removing the barriers to health equity

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“Learning from different perspectives draws your attention to the fact that there are multiple ways of knowing and doing.”

SANA SHAHRAM LOVES THINGS TO BE CONSTANTLY IN FLUX. She loves the way each season in the Okanagan morphs into the next, as opportunities to express her passion for wakeboarding on local lakes make way for the activities on snowy ski slopes high above the valley’s winter clouds. She loves it when things change.

It’s no coincidence that with her passion for fluidity, the Faculty of Health and Social Development assistant professor finds herself working in many areas where change is paramount, such as health system transformation as well as anti-colonial and anti-racist public health systems.

“My research allows me the opportunity to introduce and offer different perspectives on health equity. It’s a vehicle to change the voices that are at the table,” says Dr. Shahram.

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