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Online
Dates
  • January 25, 2023 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

ONTARIO NEIHR WEBINAR SERIES 2022/2023

Title: Advancing Generative Health Services for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Peoples

Speaker: Dr. Janet Smylie

Elder: Clayton Shirt

January 25, 2022

12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

Abstract:

In this session, Janet will share four applied health research stories – two that are focused on rooting out colonial approaches in health and public health services and two that are about advancing First Nations, Inuit, and Metis community health approaches and models. Participants will be encourages to reflect on: a) how these stories might be relevant to their life and work and b) what additional ideas, perspectives, and experiences they might bring to these story bundles.

Bio:

Dr Janet Smylie MD MPH FCFP FCAHS FRSC; Family Physician, Research Scientist, and Strategic Advisor Indigenous Wellbeing, Reconciliation, and Partnerships, Unity Health Toronto; Professor, University of Toronto (Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Family and Community Medicine); Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Advancing Generative Health Services for Indigenous Populations in Canada

A Métis woman, Dr. Smylie, acknowledges her family, teachers, and lodge. Dr. Janet Smylie is a family physician and public health researcher. She currently works as a research scientist in Indigenous health at St. Michael’s hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute where she directs the Well Living House Applied Research Centre (www.welllivinghouse.com)

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