Indigenous Health Researchers Database

Indigenous Health Researchers Database 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 Indigenous Health (NCCIH), 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 complete the online form.

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Robert Henry

Assistant Professor

University of Saskatchewan

Sean Hillier

First Nations; Assistant Professor and York Research Chair in Indigenous Health Policy & One Health

York University

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

Faiz Ahmad Khan

Assistant Professor, Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine; Respirologist, McGill University Health Centre, Inuulitsivik Health Centre & Tulattavik Health Centre; Director, TB Clinical Services, Montreal Chest Institute

McGill University

Danielle Alcock


Western University

Robert Alexander Innes

Associate Professor, College of Art and Sciences

University of Saskatchewan

Hubert Tote Alimezelli

Researcher and Adjunct Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology

University of Saskatechwan

Gonzalo Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Head, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital

University of Ottawa

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