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

Inuit health researchers

Inuit health researchers

Neil Andersson

Executive Director CIET Canada Principal Scientist Institute of Population Health

University of Ottawa

Tom Andrew Kovesi

Professor Department of Medicine

University of Ottawa

Laura Arbour

Professor Medical Genetics and the Island Medical Program Affiliate Associate Professor Division of Medical Sciences

University of Victoria

Pierre Ayotte

Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec

Universitaire de Québec

Anna Banerji

Assistant Professor Global Health Social and Behavioural Health Sciences Dalla Lana School of Public Health

University of Toronto

Paul Berger

Associate Professor Faculty of Education

Lakehead University

Lea Berrang-Ford

Assistant Professor Department of Geography

McGill University

Paul Brassard

Associate Professor Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

McGill University

Suzanne Bruneau

Head of Aboriginal Health Unit Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments Vice-présidence aux affaires scientifiques

University of Laval

Philip Connelly

Professor Departments of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Staff Scientist Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

University of Toronto

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