Racial Health Inequity & Systemic Racism in Health
Date: Thursday May 13th at 2-2:45pm EST
Join us on Thursday May 13th at 2pm EST to learn how systemic racism is affecting health and the quality of healthcare delivered in Canada.
Dr. Carrie Bourassa, B.A., M.A., PhD
Dr. Carrie Bourassa, B.A., M.A., PhD is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (CIHR-IIPH) and a Professor, Community Health & Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan. She is the Principal Investigator for the Canada Foundation for Innovation funded Morning Star Lodge as well as the Cultural Safety, Evaluation, Training and Research lab. Dr. Bourassa has nearly 20 years’ experience as a professor in the field of Indigenous health studies. Through her role as Scientific Director of 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.