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Dr. Kathrin Stoll PhD is a social scientist with degrees in psychology, family studies and interdisciplinary studies related to public health, nursing and midwifery. Following a five-year postdoctoral fellowship in Population and Public Health at UBC and a CIHR fellowship in primary health care research, she joined the Birth Place Lab as Senior Research Associate. She has worked with transdisciplinary teams to develop several innovative, patient-centred instruments. She led the psychometric testing of a scale that assesses stress associated with remittances obligations of Sudanese refugees; a measure of childbirth fear that has been used in 10+ countries; and 3 scales to measure autonomy, respect, and mistreatment in perinatal care.
Dr. Paulomi Niles is a Research Scientist at New York University, Clinician Scholar at the Birth Place Lab, and Certified-Nurse-Midwife in a large public health care network in New York City that primarily serves BIPOC and immigrant communities. Her work explores the potential of integrated models of midwifery care in creating health equity. Her dissertation titled ‘Kairos care in a Chronos world: An analysis of midwifery care in urban public hospitals’ examined both the potential and challenges of practising midwifery in historically disenfranchised communities.