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Shree Mulay

Community Health and Humanities
B.Sc. chemistry Delhi, India; PhD McGill, Post-doctoral (Montreal)

Associate Dean and Professor, Community Health and Humanities

Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Health Sciences Centre
St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3V6
Rm: HSC 2843
t: 709 864-2989

Research Interests:

  • health of immigrant refugee women in Canada
  • contraceptive clinical trials in India and human rights of women
  • liberalization and access to health services and medicines in India
  • assisted human reproduction and medical tourism

Select Research Projects:

  • Health in an unequal world: Global ethics and policy choices
    Funder: Canadian Institute for Health Research (based at the University of Ottawa)
    Investigators: R. Labonte, M. Johri, T. Schrecker
    Co-investigators: S. Mulay, A. Attaran, R. Chung, J. Cohen, A. Kaler, T. Pogge, D. Spitzer
    Duration: 2006-2008
  • Environment et santé publique: Éducation sur le cancer du siene
    Funder: Fonds des services aux collectivités, Québec Ministère de  Éducation
    Investigators: S. Mulay, J. Fosket, A. Lippman and J. O’Leary-Cobb
    Duration: 2005-2007
  • Impact of liberalization and international trade regimes on access to medicines and health services in India
    Funder: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Shastri Applied Research Project
    Investigators: S. Mulay, A. Sood, & Sudip Chaudhuri
    Duration: 2003-2006
  • Long-term health effects of exposure to industrial pollutants in boys and girls: The case of Phopal India
    Funder: Canadian Institute of Health Research
    Investigators: D.R. Varma, S. Mulay, S. Ramakrishnan, S.  Holleran, S Sarangi
    Duration: 2004-2007
  • International Workshop on "Women's role in building peace between India and Pakistan"
    Funder: Canadian Consortium on Human Security, University of British Columbia 2004; Canadian International Development Agency, Conference Secretariat 2004; International Development Research Centre
    Organizers: S. Mulay and J. Kirk
  • South Asian Women Refugees Claimants: Uncovering the Exploitation Trail
    Funder: Status of Women in Canada
    Investigators: S. Mulay & the South Asian Women's Community Centre
    Duration: 2003-2004

Highlighted Accomplishments
  • Founding member of the South Asian Women's Community Centre
  • 1998: YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for the Advancement of Women
  • 2003:  Humanitarian of the Year award (Indo-Canadian Chambers of Commerce)
  • 1997:  Prix Idola Saint-Jean (the Federation des feemes du Quebec)
Select Publications:


  • Women building peace between India and Pakistan (co-edited) - 2007