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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Danielle Alcock


Western University

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

Marcia Anderson

Cree and Anishinaabe; Assistant Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Internal Medicine

University of Manitoba

Neil Andersson

Executive Director, CIET Canada & Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM); Professor, Family Medicine

McGill University

Jonathan Anuik

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies

University of Alberta

Malek Batal

Associate Professor, School of Medicine Department of Nutrition

University of Montreal

Lola Baydala

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

University of Alberta

Lisa Bourque Bearskin

Cree/Metis, Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Thompson Rivers University

Simon Brascoupé

Anishinabeg/Haudenausanee - Bear Clan, Adjunct Research Professor, Canadian Health Adaptations, Innovations, and Mobilization (CHAIM Centre)

Carleton University

Sharon Bruce

Professor & Department Head, Community Health Sciences

University of Manitoba