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FNUniv professor named member of inaugural group

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Compiled by Shari Narine







Dr. Carrie Bourassa, professor of Indigenous Health Studies, at the First Nations University of Canada, has been named a member of the inaugural cohort of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. She joins 90 other colleagues from 51 Canadian universities and the National Research Council to represent Canada’s emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership. Bourassa’s research interest include the impacts of colonization on the health of First Nations and Métis people; creating culturally safe care in health service delivery; Indigenous community-based health research methodologies; Indigenous end of life care; Indigenous dementia; HIV and AIDS among Indigenous women, Indigenous ethics and Indigenous women’s health. Bourassa is Métis.