Dr. Lynam has an overriding interest in understanding the conditions that contribute to inequities in health and in exploring ways these can be addressed through practice and education. Over the past two decades she has worked in partnership with community-based organizations and health professionals in an effort to make health care more responsive to the needs of different groups within communities. Dr. Lynam brings a critical perspective to the community based research she undertakes. She has long standing working relationships with communities, professionals and health care organizations who share the goal of addressing child health inequities.
Please see Dr. Lynam’s full bio on the School of Nursing website.
Selected Publications – for a full list, please see Dr. Lynam’s full bio on the UBC School of Nursing website
Lynam, M.J., Grant, E., & Staden, K. (2012) Engaging with communities to foster health: The experience of inner-city children and families with learning circles. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(2):86-106. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mcgill/cjnr/2012/00000044/00000002/art00008
Lynam, M.J., Scott, L., Loock, C.L., Wong, S. (2011). The RICHER Social Pediatrics Model: Fostering Access and Reducing Inequities in Children’s Health, Healthcare Quarterly. 14 Special Issue, (3): 41-56. doi: 10.12927/hcq.2011.22576
Wong, S., Lynam, M., Khan, K., Scott, L., & Loock, C. (2012). The social paediatrics initiative: A RICHER model of primary health care for at risk children and their families. BMC Pediatrics, 12(1), 158. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-158