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

Urban Indigenous

Urban Indigenous

Cheryl Barnabe

Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

University of Calgary


Cecilia Benoit

Scientist, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, Professor, Department of Sociology

University of Victoria


Paul Brassard

Associate Professor Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

McGill University


Annette J. Browne

Professor & Distinguished University Scholar, School of Nursing

University of British Columbia


Mariana Brussoni

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Pediatrics, School of Population and Public Health, BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit

University of British Columbia


David Buckeridge

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health; Director The Surveillance Lab

McGill University


Nadine Caron

First Nation, Associate Professor, Academic Physician - Surgery, Northern Medical Program; Interim Director, UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health

University of Northern British Columbia


Gwen Chapman

Associate Dean and Program Director Faculty of Land andFood Systems

University of British Columbia


Katia Charland

Researcher The Surveillance Lab

McGill University


Natalie Clark

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

Thompson Rivers University


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