Lynda Redwood-Campbell, McMaster University

Associate Professor Family Medicine Hamilton, Ontario redwood@mcmaster.ca Office: (905) 521-2100 ext. 75016

Bio/Research

Dr. Redwood-Campbell has research and scholarly interests in the areas of immigrant/refugee health and global health. After completing her medical degree (1992) and residency, she earned a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from The London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, (UK). She ...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Redwood-Campbell has research and scholarly interests in the areas of immigrant/refugee health and global health. After completing her medical degree (1992) and residency, she earned a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from The London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, (UK). She also completed her Masters in Public Health (International Health) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was elected into the Delta Omega Honorary Society in the USA.

Dr. Redwood-Campbell has worked in many resource-poor countries. Some examples include Indonesia, Rwanda, DRC (Congo), Kenya, Honduras, Bangladesh and Haiti. She worked with the ICRC Red Cross field hospital in Banda Aceh, Indonesia after the December 2004 Tsunami. She also did relief work in November 2005 after the Kashmir earthquake in Pakistan as well as the 2010 Haiti earthquake and cholera outbreak. She is now working together with the University of Syiah Kuala and the Rotary Clubs to build capacity in health human resources in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

Her research has included immigrant woman's barriers to cervical cancer screening, the health of the Kosovars and immigrants in Canada, HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, health issues of the post Tsunami survivors and more recently the ethics of humanitarian health care work. She is immediate past Chair of the Global Health Committee at the Canadian College of Family Physicians, and is currently co-chair of the Global Health Group at the Association of Faculties of Medicine. She is on the international editorial board of the Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) Journal and a board member, International Women and Children's Network, McMaster University, Canada.

Dr. Redwood-Campbell acted as a consultant to the WHO, Health Action in Crisis cluster during her sabbatical time 2008-09. Her interest is how to integrate Primary Health Care (including equity and social justice concepts) into disaster preparedness and response in policy and in reality, particularly in low income countries where the most vulnerable are most affected.

Dr. Redwood-Campbell has a clinical practice at McMaster University at the West End Clinic in Hamilton, Canada where she teaches and provides a range of primary care services.



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