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Indigenous Health Equity: Examining Racism as an Indigenous Social Determinant of Health

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
School of Medicine/Abramsky House
Room: Britton Smith Lecture Theatre (Room 132A)
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Barry Lavallee, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MClSc
Métis/Saulteaux, Makwa clan

Dr. Lavallee will visit Queen's and deliver a number of sessions to assist the Faculty of Health Sciences in our pursuit to help answer the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Dr. Barry Lavallee is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities, and is a University of Manitoba trained family physician specializing in Indigenous health and northern practice. His clinical work has focused on the health and healing needs of First Nation and Métis communities. He has a Masters of Clinical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. His research and clinical areas are chronic diseases, transgenerational trauma, impact of colonization on Indigenous communities and international Indigenous health. He is the Director of Student Support and Education for the Centre for Aboriginal Health Education, University of Manitoba and Indigenous Health UGME Curriculum Lead for the University of Manitoba.

Reception at 4:00 p.m.

Faculty of Health Sciences
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