From noon to 4 pm ET on Monday, March 8, 2021 – International Women’s Day – the 9th annual Chanchlani Global Health Research Award and Lecture goes to Dr. Nadine Caron, Canada’s first female First Nations surgeon.
Titled, Perspectives of a First Nations Physician in Canada: Do you ever wonder what we think? her talk will focus on research and advocacy work to better meet the need of marginalized populations, including northern and rural residents.
Dr. Caron is the founding First Nations Health Authority Chair (FNHA) in Cancer and Wellness at the University of British Columbia, where she also serves as co-director of the university’s Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health (CEIH).
Additional speakers at the Chanchlani Global Health Research event on March 8th, 12 noon to 4 pm ET:
- Dr. Zena Samaan – Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University
- Dr. Harriet MacMillan – Chedoke Health Chair in Child Psychiatry, McMaster University
- Dr. Claudia Emerson – Director and Associate Professor, Institute on Ethics & Policy for Innovation, McMaster University
Register (free) for the online event, hosted by the Chanchlani Research Centre at McMaster, whose director is Sonia Anand, Senior Scientist at PHRI.