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John Oliffe, PhD, MEd, RN University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. John Oliffe is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia. Focusing on masculinities as they pertain to men's health and illness, his men's health research encompasses diverse issues including prostate cancer, smoking patterns in men, men's depression and suicide, and other health promotion initiatives. His studies address the tripartite of men's health research issues - empirical, methodological, and theoretical. Moreover, his contributions include applications of qualitative methods and descriptive findings as interventions addressing gender and health issues. His findings are featured in over 200 academic conferences and workshops, and 100 peer-reviewed publications.