Dr. Jean Anne Shoveller


  • Professor, School of Population & Public Health
    University of British Columbia
  • Research Associate
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Committee membership

Governing Council


Jean Anne Shoveller, BSc, MA, PhD, is a Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine (School of Population & Public Health). Previously, she was the Director of Epidemiology & Population Health and the Drug Treatment Program (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS) as well as the Director of UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership. Professor Shoveller has made important contributions across the health sciences, with more than 180 publications. Her research on addictions, mental health, HIV, and adolescent health is widely cited. She also has supervised the training of more than 70 Doctoral and Master’s students as well as Post-Doctoral Fellows from 12 countries. She is appointed as a Research & Innovation Expert for the European Commission and currently chairs an international peer-review panel at l’Institut National du Cancer, France. Professor Shoveller has held numerous scholarly awards, including a CIHR/PHAC Applied Public Health Chair and a Senior Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. She has served CIHR previously, as a member of several CIHR peer-review panels, including the CIHR Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowship. She also was a member of the CIHR-IPPH Institute Advisory Board (2005-2013). In 2015, Professor Shoveller was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

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