McClymont, Elisabeth

McClymont, Elisabeth

Board Member

PhD, University of Montreal, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

B321 – 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, Canada V6H 3N1

Dr. Elisabeth McClymont is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at l’Université de Montréal. She has a BA in Health Science from Simon Fraser University (2015) and a PhD from the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of British Columbia (2020). For her doctoral thesis, she explored various aspects of HPV vaccination in women living with HIV, including vaccine immunogenicity, efficacy, and dose spacing. As a PhD Candidate, she was the recipient of multiple awards including the Dr. Bernard Duval Award for Vaccination and the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG) Young Investigator of the Year.

Dr. McClymont’s postdoctoral work is supported by the Canadian HIV Trials Network, the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research, and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.  Her research interests include: HPV infection and vaccination in girls and women living with HIV, cervical cancer screening for women living with HIV, the role of HPV in spontaneous preterm birth, HPV and the vaginal microbiome, as well as other reproductive infectious disease topics. She has experience working on multiple national studies in Canada. Dr. McClymont is an Executive Committee Member for the Canadian Association for Immunization Research, Evaluation, and Education (CAIRE). She has also been a Sessional Instructor at Simon Fraser University for upper-level undergraduate courses on The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Research Methods in Health Science.