MPhil (Dist), BA (Hons)
NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow
Tori is a DPhil student under the supervision of Professor Sue Ziebland, Dr. Abigail McNiven, Dr. Sarah Tonkin-Crine, and Professor Gail Hayward. Her doctoral project is entitled: (Mis)Managing Microbiomes: Experiences and Challenges with Chronic Vulvovaginal Thrush in Primary Care and is generously funded by the NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship.
Tori's 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.