Speaker Profile

Dr. Giulia M. MuracaBiography
Dr. Giulia Muraca received her B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biological Anthropology and African Studies from the University of Toronto and her M.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. Currently, she is a postdoctoral fellow in the Clinical Epidemiology Unit at the Karolinska Insitutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Muraca was funded by a Pacific Century Graduate Scholarship throughout her Master’s degree and was awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to support her doctoral work in perinatal epidemiology. She has received Outstanding Achievement and Best Presentation awards during her PhD, which was aimed at evaluating the perinatal and maternal safety of strategies to reduce the rate of cesarean delivery. Her postdoctoral research is funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship and builds on her previous work regarding optimal rates of intrapartum intervention in industrialized settings.
I do not have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose, nor do I intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).