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Aboriginal Health Initiative

On June 21, 2017, the Faculty of Medicine held the inaugural Aboriginal Health Symposium to celebrate National Aboriginal Day.AHI_Symposium_EdScreen.jpg
 
This half day symposium showcased Aboriginal education and research taking place at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Symposium agenda

The keynote speaker was Dr. Michael Dan. Dr. Dan is a former neurosurgeon and one of Ontario’s most generous philanthropists, supporting hospitals, local charities, First Nations health, and human rights initiatives.

In addition, the symposium featured oral and poster presentation of research related to Aboriginal health.

Please click here to download a PDF of Dr. Dan’s presentation entitled The impact of colonization on the health of Indigenous people in Canada.
 
 
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