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Aboriginal Health Initiative


On-campus support:

Aboriginal Resource Office 

University Centre – 4003 & 4004                       
St. John’s, NL                                        
A1C 5S7     
709 864-3495

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       

The ARO is available to help you with any questions you may have about your courses or about student life in general. A lounge and study room are provided for student use. 

Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Aboriginal Affairs
Education Building (Room ED - 2014)
709 864 6260

The role of the special adviser, is to oversee the implementation of the recommendations made by the Task Force to the president on Aboriginal Affairs.

MUNSU Aboriginal Student Representative 
E-mail, or drop by the MUNSU General Office located in the University Centre, Room 2000.

The Aboriginal representative is an elected position for the Student Union of the university. The representative is a self-identified Aboriginal student who attends Memorial. The position provides a leadership voice for Aboriginal students and for related issues in student politics.

Office of Student Affairs
Room M2M115
709 864 6333
1 877 794 9740  

The Office of Student Affairs in the Faculty of Medicine provides academic, financial, career and personal counselling to medical students.

Provincial Native Liaison Offices and Support Resources:
The Nunatsiavut Government
Innu Nation of Labrador
Miawpukek First Nation
(formerly Labrador Metis Nation)
Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band
(formerly the Federation of Newfoundland Indians)

St. John's Native Friendship Centre Association
Telephone: 709 726 5902
Shelter: 709 726 5970

The Aboriginal Patient Navigator Program
In the program, the patient navigators, based in the Health Science Centre, St. John’s, work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, to support the provision of health care services (acute care, residential care, mental health, community services, etc.) to Aboriginal patients/clients, caregivers and their families. The program is jointly supported by the St. John's Native Friendship Centre and Eastern Health.

Office hours
Monday- Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Katie Dicker               
709 777 2110

Solomon Semigak
 709 777 2110

If you require the APN services after these hours please page the Site Clinical Manager at (709) 570-9217 and your call will be re-directed.
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