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Dr. Tal Jarus



Occupational Science and Therapy

Faculty of Medicine

Tal Jarus is a Professor at the Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy department at the University of British Columbia. Tal identifies as a queer, white, cis woman, settler, who immigrated to Canada 16 years ago. She live as an uninvited guest on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. In the past few years her career is dedicated to social justice transformation, including focused research on justice and equity in the health and human service professions, in particular looking at the facilitators and barriers for the participation of students and clinicians from equity denied groups in the health and human service professions. Tal use innovative technics in her research, including art, such as photovoice or Research-based Theatre.

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