Salima Moez Meherali, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing
University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Meherali is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. She is an early career researcher. Her program of research is in the area of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of women and girls living in low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Meherali’s particular interest is on how the intersection of gender, race, class, nationality, and status influence the SRH of women and young girls living in vulnerable situations. In the past, she has developed innovative knowledge translation strategies to improve child health outcomes in Canada and developing countries. Dr. Meherali has also led studies on the health of immigrant women and children in Canada. Dr. Meherali’s research is largely situated within the critical social paradigm. In the past, she has used transnationalism, transnational feminist, intersectionality, and postcolonial feminist lenses in research projects.
She has research interest in the area of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of women and girls living in low- and middle-income countries.