Dr. Jan Christilaw

Dr. Jan Christilaw is Vice President, Provincial Women’s and Newborn Health, PHSA. She is also the Senior Medical Director of Provincial Women’s Health Programmes at BC Women’s Hospital, and is a co-leader of the Provincial Women’s Health Network.

Jan’s contributions to women’s health services in Canada have been extraordinary. In 2007 she won the Federation of Medical Women of Canada’s National Leadership Award. Jan has been interested in international women’s health for many years.

She has worked internationally on a number of projects, including partnerships with Makerere University in Uganda for services in maternal and child health.