Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin
Peer mentorship programs vital for supporting women leaving prison
New UBC research underscores the value of peer mentorship programs in supporting incarcerated women navigating the transition from prison back into the community.
Feb 18, 2020
New book offers candid look at life after prison for women
As a former prison physician, Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin knows how difficult it can be for women to navigate life after prison.
Nov 25, 2019
People recently released from prison face challenges in accessing medical care
People who disclose that they have recently been released from prison are significantly less likely to be offered an appointment when seeking care from a family doctor compared to other patients, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
Nov 13, 2018