Dow-Fleisner, Sarah

Sarah Dow-Fleisner

Sarah Dow-Fleisner, PhD  MA

Assistant Professor

School of Social Work
Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road  ART 360
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-9685

School of Social Work web: Sarah Dow-Fleisner
twitter: @ProfDowFleisner

  • Assistant Professor, School of Social Work,
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Michael Smith Foundation Health Research Scholar (2021- 2026)
  • Development trajectories and outcomes for children in un-supportive and high-risk contexts
  • Resilient functioning in vulnerable populations experiencing stigmatized conditions
  • Parent-child and sibling relationships in families experiencing parental mental illness and substance use
  • Research methods and advanced statistical methodology with social science data
  • Human development theory, practice, and policy
  • Mental health and illness, including substance use disorders

Rural Health Equity through Social Enterprise and Technology Synergies (RHE-SETS)
Co-Leads:  Rush, K., Li, E.
Co-Is:  Currie, L., Dow-Fleisner, S., Hasan, K., Jones, C.Kurtz, D.,Oelke, N.Pesut, B.Plamondon, K.
Date:  November 2019 – October 2022
Funded by:  University of British Columbia Eminence Program

Exploring the Cultural and Creative Dimensions of Health and Well-Being through Arts-Based Transformative Engaged Research
Co-PIs:  Virginie Magnat, Karen Ragoonaden
Co-Is: Sarah Dow-Fleisner, Rena Saron, Konstantino Thomaidis, Tania Willard, Vicki Kelly, Evan Adams
Date: 2018 – 2021
Funding:  UBC Okanagan Eminence Research Cluster funding

For a full list of Dr. Dow-Fleisner’s publications, please visit her Google Scholar profile