Shelley Marshall

University of Manitoba

Steering Committee

Shelley Marshall is a doctoral candidate in Nursing at the University of Manitoba, with an interest in the historical, social, and policy conditions that shape drug-related benefits and harms. She has worked in harm reduction programming and service delivery in Winnipeg’s core area since 1998, including several years as a street outreach nurse. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist in public health, Shelley is involved in overdose response and naloxone distribution programming, and is a partner in several research projects related to sexually transmitted and blood borne infections, and drug-related harms and structural violence. With the Manitoba Public Health Association, she is engaged in advocacy around distributive and discursive policy issues that impact health and social inequities in Manitoba.

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OPEN LETTER: International Narcotics Control Board must call... June 27, 2019

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