Jean Shoveller, BSc, MA, PhD, is a Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine (School of Population & Public Health). She is the Director of Research at the BC Centre on Substance Use and the Associate Director of the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity. Professor Shoveller has made important contributions across the health sciences, with more than 200 publications. Her research on addictions, gender-based violence, STBBIs, and adolescent health is widely cited. She also has supervised the training of more than 70 Doctoral and Master’s students as well as Post-Doctoral Fellows from 12 countries. Professor Shoveller has held numerous scholarly awards, including a CIHR/PHAC Applied Public Health Chair and a Senior Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. She has served CIHR previously, as a member of several CIHR peer-review panels, including the CIHR Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowship. She also was a member of the CIHR-IPPH Institute Advisory Board (2005-2013). In 2015, Professor Shoveller was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.