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Tori Ford

MPhil (Dist), BA (Hons)


Tori is a DPhil student under the supervision of Professor Sue Ziebland, Dr. Abigail McNiven, and Dr. Sarah Tonkin-Crine. 

Her research focuses on women's health, patient experiences of chronic thrush, and advancing gender health equity. 

She holds an MPhil in Health, Medicine, and Society from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies from McGill University. She is the recipient of the McGill Scarlet Key Award and the University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor Social Impact Award for her feminist health research.  

Tori is also the founder of Medical Herstory, an international award-winning not-for-profit on a mission to eliminate sexism, shame, and stigma from health experiences. Her work has been featured by UNWomen, the Harvard Public Health Review, and CBC Canada.