Dr. Cara Tannenbaum

Dr. Cara Tannenbaum is the Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She obtained her medical and research degrees at McGill University in internal medicine and epidemiology. She has successfully increased capacity for integrating sex and gender in research through educational online learning modules and peer reviewer training videos. Dr. Tannenbaum is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Betty Cohen Knowledge Transfer Award in Aging from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian YWCA Woman of Distinction Award and the May Cohen Gender Equity Award from the Association of Faculties of Medicine Canada. She recently addressed the G7 Research Summit on Sex and Gender in Science, as well as the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit, to lead the advancement of this field internationally.