Rachel Ollivier is a PhD Candidate and Vanier Scholar at the Dalhousie University School of Nursing. She is also a practicing Registered Nurse at the IWK Health Centre. Ms. Ollivier's global health involvement has spanned research, education, and clinical practice, primarily in the areas of emergency care, health workforce planning, and maternal and newborn health. In 2018 she was a Queen Elizabeth Scholar at the Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences, located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. There, she was involved with various maternal health research projects and teaching within the Master of Science in Nursing program. Her doctoral research aims to explore postpartum sexual health using feminist poststructuralism. Her recent recognitions include the CAPWHN Emerging Leader Award (2019), Rising Star Awards from both NSCN and CARNA (2019), and the Dr. Ronald Stewart Award for Student Leadership in Global Health (2020).

Emerging Leader,
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),
Diversity, Inclusion & Equity,
Sexual & Reproductive Health,
Gender & Health