About Us

Dr. John Oliffe

Senior Research Advisor

Dr. John Oliffe is a Professor and Associate Director Research at the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia. As founder and lead of UBC’s Men’s Health Research program, his work focuses on masculinities as it influences men’s health behaviours and illness management, and its impact on partners, families and overall life quality. Findings drawn from his research offer guidance to clinicians and researchers to advance men’s health promotion in the areas of sexual health, psychosocial prostate cancer care, smoking cessation and male suicide prevention.