Carrie is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institute of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH) at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and a tenured Professor in the University’s Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, College of Medicine. Through IIPH, she leads the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve and promote the health of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples in Canada. Prior to taking on these roles, she served her communities as a Professor of Indigenous Health Studies at the First Nations University of Canada (Regina) for 15 years. She is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada and a public member of the Royal College Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Carrie is Métis, belonging to the Regina Riel Métis Council #34.
- HQC board member Carrie Bourassa presented with SHRF Achievement Award
- HQC board member Carrie Bourassa contributes to local, federal COVID-19 initiatives
- HQC board member Carrie Bourassa “coming home” to lead CIHR institute at University of Saskatchewan
- Research as Reconciliation (QI Power Hour)
- New appointments to HQC Board of Directors include leaders in Indigenous health research, public policy, and business