Mentor Gina S. Ogilvie


Gina Ogilvie

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Gina S Ogilvie

Gateway Global Mentor

Gateway Global Mentors are alumni with substantial global health
experience who are willing to provide career advice, connections and
mentoring to current Gillings students interested in a global health career.

Gina Ogilvie, MD MSc FCFP DrPH is the Medical Director of Clinical Prevention Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control, and is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia in the Departments of Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology and with the School of Population and Public Health. Dr. Ogilvie provides both operational and scientific leadership for Clinical Prevention Services, an integrated public health unit at the BC Centre for Disease Control which focuses on providing public health leadership and service in STIs, HIV, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis provincially, nationally and globally. Read More

Dr. Ogilvie is currently principal investigator on over 12 million dollars in research grants and she has received funding from PHAC, CIHR, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and private foundations among others. Her research is focused on both the public health and clinical aspects of reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, HPV screening and the HPV vaccine. She has published 75 peer reviewed manuscripts and has provided advice and consultation to national and global institutions. She speaks widely at international and national research and education conferences, and has supervised medical students, residents, and graduate students throughout her career. Dr. Ogilvie received her MD from McMaster University, and completed a specialty in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Population Health and Primary care. She received her Masters of Science at UBC, and her Doctorate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health.


  • Canada

Areas of Interest

  • Cervical cancer
  • STIs
  • HIV
  • HPV
  • HPV vaccines
  • Public health practice


Generally 1-2 hours per week