Laura Tomm-Bonde, Victoria/Canada


Laura is a Canadian Institute of Health Research Funded Doctoral Student studying at the University of Victoria, Canada.

ISECN/IUHPE involvement:

Laura is the Global Coordinator to ISECN. Laura started in this role April, 2011. She has been involved with IUHPE since 2010.

Research interest: 

Laura’s dissertation focus will involve examining how North-South partnerships in Mozambique affect prevention and health promotion practices within the context of HIV/AIDS and women. Laura’s professional work as a nurse working in Mozambique for over 5 years led her to be interested in how North-South partnerships are experienced particularly by the Southern perspective in Mozambique in the context of HIV/AIDS and women. Laura is a student representative on the Canadian Public Health Conference Steering committee. She is the acting editor for the University of Victoria’s Health Promotion Network newsletter and contributes regularly to the Core Public Health Functions Research Initiative’s newsletters. 


Laura lives in Victoria, BC, Canada with her husband and two sons. She loves to hang out with her boys, go running, rock climbing, knit and has recently taken up the art of gardening!
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