Prof Donna Mergler
Professor Emerita, Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Biology, Health, Society and Environment, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Donna Mergler is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Biological Sciences of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), where she was a professor of physiology and environmental health since 1970. She is a member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research Center on Biology, Health, Society and Environment (CINBIOSE), a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization and the Pan American Health Organization (WHO-PAHO). Her research in environmental and occupational health.
Professor Mergler spoke on trans-disciplinary methods to better understand complex relations between gender, environment, health and wellbeing. She identified areas where research is needed to understand gender-related differences in environmental health as well as in occupational health.