Sarka Lisonkova

Dr. Sarka Lisonkova is assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre in Vancouver, and an adjunct faculty at the School of Population and Public Health, UBC. Her medical training was in the Czech Republic, and she obtained her MSc in Epidemiology from the State University of New York, and PhD in Epidemiology and PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UBC. She holds an MSFHR Scholar award for my research in maternal and perinatal health, and the Sick Kids Foundation and CIHR New Investigator Awards.

Lisonkova is a perinatal epidemiologist working in the area of maternal, fetal, and neonatal health and health services research, and her research focuses on adverse perinatal outcomes among high-risk and vulnerable women. She has published numerous papers on this topic, most recently in high-impact medical journals including JAMA and PloS Medicine.

For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Lisonkova, please see the UBC website.

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