NOFASD is pleased to welcome Dr Nancy Poole as an international ambassador. Dr Nancy Poole is the Prevention Lead for the CanFASD Research Network guiding a pan-Canadian network of researchers, service providers, policy analysts and community-based advocates working on FASD prevention.  Nancy is also the Director of the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (CEWH), a virtual, non-profit research centre known internationally for its leadership in gender and health. In her role as Director of CEWH, Nancy leads knowledge translation, network development, and research related to improving policy and service provision for girls and women facing a range of health and social concerns, including substance use problems. Nancy is known as a catalyst for bringing knowledge to practice to make social change designed to improve the lives of girls and women with substance use concerns. Follow this link to read more about Nancy and our other international ambassadors.

The growth of FASD as a recognised disorder, the development of diagnostic processes and the continued search for best practice interventions is the subject of global endeavour. International sharing and collaboration has advanced knowledge rapidly in the last 10 years and the work of our esteemed International Ambassadors has made a significant contribution. We are truly honoured to have their support. Click here for more information.

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