Meet Our Experts

Hannah Varto 

Sexual health, sexual assault

Hannah Varto is a Forensic Nurse Examiner at Surrey Memorial Hospital and specializes in adolescent health, youth health, women’s health, sexual health, contraceptive management, sexually transmitted infections, sexual assault, and forensic health care. Her publications and presentations include Smooth Talking: the phenomenon of pubic hair removal in women and Porn! Women’s Health and Sexuality. 

A dog lover, knitter, squash player and former sportbike motorcycle rider and Terminal City Roller Derby referee, Varto was certified as a Nurse Practitioner in 2006 and works as an NP at a busy youth clinic in Vancouver.

Publications

Smooth Talking: the phenomenon of pubic hair removal in women.  Journal of Human Sexuality, Nov 2010

Areas of Expertise

adolescent health, youth health, women’s health, sexual health, contraceptive management, sexually transmitted infections, sexual assault, and forensic health care

Department(s)

Forensic Nursing Services

Locations

Surrey Memorial Hospital

Education

University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON