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Jane Buxton

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine;

UBC Centre for Disease Control

Name: Jane Buxton
Title: Professor; Epidemiologist and Harm Reduction Lead BC Centre for Disease Control
Degrees: MBBS (Medicine), MRCGP (General Practice UK), MHSc (Community Medicine), FRCPC (Community Medicine)
Office: Rm 136, 2206 East Mall
Phone: (604) 827.4001
Fax: (604) 822-4994
Email: jbuxton@interchange.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Hepatitis A, B and C
  • Harm reduction
  • llicit drug use epidemiology
  • Prison medicine
  • Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours regarding immunization

Current Research

  •  Preventing the transition of at risk youth into injection drug use and their service utilization
  • Alcohol, illegal drugs and tobacco mortality and morbidity: www.AODmonitoring.ca
  • Prion disease and lab safety; risk perception
  • Co-investigator: Perceptions of health effects and social implications of cannabis use among therapeutic cannabis consumers
  • Co-investigator: Physician Attitudes, beliefs and practices regarding immunization
  • Health researcher - NEXUS: Researching the Social Contexts of Health Behaviour www.nexus.ubc.ca
  • Research Fellow - Centre for Addiction Research BC


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