Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Social Justice Institute,  University of British Columbia, Vancouver
MA Health Policy and Equity, York University, Toronto
BSc (Honours) Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Relevant Work

Conference Co-ordinator, UBC, Critical Ethnic Studies Association, 2018
Research Asst., UBC, EQUIP Healthcare
Teaching Asst., UBC, GRSJ 300 Intersectional Appr. to Thinking Gender
Administrative Asst., UBC, Noted Social Justice Scholars Lecture Series
Research Ass., York University, Toronto, Nurses at Risk Project
Teaching Ass., York University, Toronto, HLTH 2300 Quant Research Methods
Marker/Grader, York University, Toronto, HLTH 4330 Decision Making in Healthcare & HLTH 3120 Processes of Power and Politics
Program & Research Asst., Dalhousie Uni., Global Health Office, F of Medicine


CIHR Banting and Best Doctoral Award
University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship
York University Lillian-Wright Maternal-Child Health Graduate Scholarship
York University Graduate Entrance Scholarship
Canadian Conference on Global Health Student Grant
Dalhousie University Dean’s List


Peer-Reviewed Publication, Graduate History Review, 2016, 5(1), 46-82. Bhandal, T. Possibilities for intersectional theorizing in Canadian historiography: the subaltern narrative of Canadian medical schools.

Policy Report, Vancouver Women’s Health Collective. 2016. Bhandal, T., Joly, FE., Cao, L. Women’s health, wellness, and equity in Vancouver and the Downtown Eastside: an environmental scan for decision-makers

Oral Presentation, Canadian Gender and Women Studies Congress 2016. Bhandal, T., Blain, CB, Carey, K. Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour student activism at the University of British Columbia: Herstories, critical feminism(s) and resistance.

Oral Presentation, Int’l Conference on Advances in Women’s Studies, 2015. Bhandal, T. Mothers, immigrants, and workers: understanding the subjectivities of pregnant and employed South Asian immigrant women in Toronto.

Peer-Reviewed Publication, Health Tommorrow, 2014, 2(1), e1-26. Bhandal, T. Finding Gendered Inequities in Poor Women’s Experiences of Neoliberal Health Care and Labour: Perspectives from India.

Relevant Volunteering

RAGA Centre Collective Member, RAGA Centre, UBC
BoD Chair, Vancouver Women’s Health Collective
Sexual Assault Policy, South House Gender and Sexual Res. Ctr., Dal.
Parent & Child Ctr., June Callwood Ctr. for Young Women, Toronto
Conference Comm., Canadian Conf. on Global Health, Ottawa
General House, Ronald McDonald House, Halif ax
Volunteer Co-ord., Médicins Sans Frontières, Refugee Camp Exhibit, Halifax


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