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Judy Read Guernsey

Judy Read Guernsey—BSc, MSc, PhD

Professor, Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University
Director, Health and Environments Research Centre, Dalhousie University

Dr. Judith Read Guernsey is Professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology and Director of the Health and Environments Research Centre at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine. Her research has been devoted to the hazardous working and living conditions which are present in rural and remote areas in Canada, the US and globally. She has also contributed to the theoretical conceptualization and practical application of physical environment as a social determinant of health. She has been active as a member of the Canadian Population Health Council of the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the US Institute of Medicine Scientific Advisory Panel on Damp Indoor Spaces and Health, the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Public Health Agency of Canada National Collaborating Centre on Environmental Health, the Canadian Rural Health Research Society Board of Directors, Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Board of Directors and the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Dr. Guernsey received her PhD from the University of Iowa Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health (College of Public Health) after graduating with honours in biology at Carleton University.