Parkes, Margot

Dr. Margot Parkes
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences UNBC; Cross-Appointed, Northern Medical Program, UBC

Dr. Parkes came to UNBC in October 2009 from UBC where she was with the Department of Family Practice and College of Health Disciplines. Her past work includes studying watersheds and health in New Zealand, Ecuador, and Hawaii and investigating how the management of droughts, floods, biodiversity, and contamination has influenced health. Dr. Parkes came to northern BC to examine the effect of changing ecosystems of the health and well-being of communities, with a focus on water as a common resource for livelihoods, food security, culture, and economies.

Supervises in MNRES