Researchers at Canadian Universities

Indigenous Health Researchers at Canadian Universities is a comprehensive listing of researchers who are affiliated with a Canadian university and have a wide range of expertise related to the health of Indigenous peoples. These researchers have undertaken some form of research related to the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and/or Métis peoples, ranging from one study to a lifetime of work in a particular area.

The names of researchers along with their contact information, university affiliation, focus of Indigenous health research, and a selection of their publications are listed by theme and location. To view the details of a researcher please click on the name shown in the list to expand the information.

Compiled by the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health, this listing is based on publicly available information on university websites in Canada.

Click on the author's name to reveal a list of publications. To request edits to an author's entry, or to request to be added to the database, please email nccah@unbc.ca

Indigenous (general)

Indigenous (general)

Sylvia Abonyi

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology

University of Saskatchewan


Kathy Absolon

Anishinaabekwe, Flying Post First Nation; Associate Professor & Director, Centre for Indigegogy, Indigenous Field of Study, Faculty of Social Work

Wilfrid Laurier University


Robert Alexander Innes

Associate Professor, College of Art and Sciences

University of Saskatchewan


Sonia S. Anand

Professor, Divisions of Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Medicine; Senior Scientist, Population Health Research Institute; Director, Population Genomics Program; Canada Research Chair in Ethnic Diversity and Cardiovascular Disease

McMaster University


Kim Anderson

Metis, Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies & Applied Nutrition, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships

University of Guelph


Marcia Anderson

Cree and Anishinaabe; Assistant Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Internal Medicine

University of Manitoba


Neil Andersson

Executive Director, CIET Canada & Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM); Professor, Family Medicine

McGill University


Hymie Anisman

Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Carleton University


Colleen Anne Dell

Professor, Department of Sociology and School of Public Health; Research Chair in Substance Abuse

University of Saskatchewan


Laura Arbour

Professor, Department of Medical Genetics and the Island Medical Program; Affiliate Professor, Division of Medical Sciences

University of Victoria


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