Faculty Member

Angela Mashford-​Pringle PhD, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Email Address(es)
Office Address
155 College St., Room 403 Toronto, ON
Many Lenses For Planetary Health
Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Tenure Stream
Admin Position
Associate Director, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health Director, Collaborative Specialization in Indigenous Health

Research Interests

  1. Indigenous health policy in Canada and the United States
  2. Indigenous self-determination and self-governance – specifically in health systems
  3. Indigenous health and education
  4. Indigenous early childhood development and education
  5. Indigenous social determinants of health
  6. Indigenous data sovereignty
  7. Indigenous food systems
  8. Indigenous land-based learning and pedagogies

Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director for the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Angela is the Director of the Master of Public Health – Indigenous Health program (MPH-IH), Director of the Collaborative Specialization in Indigenous Health (CSIH) and Co-Editor of the International Journal on Indigenous Health (IJIH). She is an urban Algonquin woman from Timiskaming First Nation in northern Quebec whose research is at the intersection of Indigenous health and education.  She has held leadership and administrative positions at Peel District School Board, St. Michael’s Hospital’s Well Living House, and Centennial College as the inaugural Aboriginal Programs Manager where she developed the Aboriginal Business Diploma. Angela worked for more than 10 years at Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada managing a variety of Aboriginal social programs like Aboriginal Head Start Urban and Northern Communities. She has been a lecturer at University of Toronto, a part-time faculty member at Sheridan College, sessional lecturer at Ryerson University, York University and University of Victoria.

Dr. Mashford-Pringle will be teaching CHL5520 Indigenous Health as an intensive course from April 29 to May 4, 2019 and again in Fall 2019, and CHL5523 Indigenous Health and Social Policy in Fall 2019. Dr. Mashford-Pringle can supervise Masters students and is the Director of the Collaborative Specialization in Indigenous Health (CSIH).  For more information on the Collaborative Specialization, please go to: http://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/institutes/wbiih/collaborative-specialization-in-indigenous-health/

Dr. Mashford-Pringle and Dr. Suzanne Stewart (Director of WBIIH) are co-editors for the International Journal of Indigenous Health.  If you are interested in volunteering  or being a peer reviewer with the journal please email: wbiih.dlsph@utoronto.ca.