Phaedra Henley, PhD, MES, BMSc

Chair, Center for One Health

Phaedra Henley (PhD, MES, BMSc) is the Chair of the Center for One Health at UGHE. Here, she oversees the development of its One Health research program, curriculum development and community and student engagement. She also currently runs its Master of Science in Global Health Delivery program. Prior to joining the UGHE team, Dr. Henley worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Program Coordinator for the Africa Institute at Western University, Canada where she contributed to establishing, implementing, and teaching two new graduate programs in global health systems. This included developing field courses in Kenya and Uganda.

Dr. Henley has a PhD in Pathology, a Master in Environment and Sustainability, and a BMSc in Medical Sciences, all from Western University. Her research experiences include conducting interdisciplinary, community-based participatory projects in Naivasha, Kenya and two First Nations in Canada. These studies investigated the real and perceived risks to contaminant exposure using an Ecosystem Health approach.