Congratulations to Angel Foster, Full Professor in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences on being selected as the Medical Women of Canada (FMWC)’s Honorary Member for 2019-2020. The Honorary Member award is given annually to a woman who has rendered outstanding service to one or more of the following: the FMWC, to medicine, to women in medicine and/or to women’s health issues.
Angel has developed a robust portfolio of reproductive health research that centres on emergency contraception, abortion, health professions training, and vulnerable populations. She undertakes policy relevant and action- and intervention-oriented projects and uses multidisciplinary approaches to address complex questions and issues. She leads several projects, funded by SSHRC, Grand Challenges Canada, CanWaCH, and many foundations, that are regional or global in scope.