Dr. Rina Pradhan is a public health professional specialized in women’s health. She is a Research Fellow with the School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia, where she completed her PhD in Public Health. Her recent research is in adolescent pregnancy. She also served as a consultant to UNFPA in women’s reproductive health research in Nepal. She is currently involved with UBC’s Department of Family Practice’s Midwifery Program, through a research project entitled Changing Childbirth in BC, a provincial, community based participatory research project on women’s preferences for model of care and decision-making during pregnancy. Her research interests are also in global health and health equity.