Researchers at Canadian Universities

Aboriginal 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 Aboriginal peoples. These researchers have undertaken some form of research related to the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and/or Metis 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 Aboriginal 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

Urban Aboriginal health researchers

Aranka Anema

Research Assistant British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/ AIDS

University of British Columbia

Cecilia Benoit

Scientist Centre for Addictions Research of BC Professor Department of Sociology

University of Victoria

Paul Brassard

Associate Professor Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

McGill University

David Buckeridge

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

McGill University

Tom Carter

Senior Scholar Department of Geography Canada Research Chair in Urban Change and Adaptation

University of Winnipeg

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

Instructor and Chair, Field Education School of Social Work

University of British Columbia

Dionne Gesink

Associate Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health

University of Toronto

Hasu Ghosh

IMPART Post-Doctoral Fellow Institute of Population Health

University of Ottawa

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