Carrie Bourassa

Saskatchewan

carrie bourassa hqc

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.

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