Dr Bernadette Pauly

Honorary Professor

Faculty of Social Sciences Colin Bell Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Bernadette Pauly

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Dr Bernie Pauly is an Honorary Professor at the University of Stirling and an Associate Professor in the University of Victoria School of Nursing, a Scientist with the Canadian Centre for Substance Use Research, a member of the Renewal of Public Health Services Research Team, and a priority lead for the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness. She is recognized as a University of Victoria Community Engaged Scholar (2014-2019) and is the Island Health Scholar in Residence (2016-2019). The primary focus of her research is reducing health inequities associated with substance use, poverty, and homelessness. Her research interests and projects include: enhancing the application of a health equity lens in public health systems and services with a focuson programs that aim to prevent the harms of substance use; increasing access to primary care services for people who are homeless and using substances; effectiveness and implementation of harm reduction services within housing and shelters; inclusion of people who use drugs in policy making and research activities; and culturally safe primary care for people who use substances.