The College of Medicine supports ongoing research initiatives aimed at improving the health of Indigenous communities, families and individuals. These include:
- Linking education with community partnerships
- Improving the health and well-being of northern residents
- Saskatchewan Indigenous Mentorship Network
- Indigenous Health Committee
USask researchers awarded $4.9 million for Indigenous health research, HIV and cancer
Six College of Medicine (CoM) researchers with projects focusing on cancer, HIV and Indigenous health have received $4.85 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Read more
Improving Indigenous health
It’s been a busy first few weeks on the job for Dr. Alexandra King. But she wouldn’t have it any other way. King hit the ground running as the university’s inaugural Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health. Read more...
New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda
Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research institute based at USask. Read more...
Bourassa envisions exciting future
Relocating the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH) to USaskfrom Sudbury, Ont., opens up exciting opportunities for both the institute and the university to advance health research and reconciliation, according to IIPH Scientific Director Carrie Bourassa. Read more...
USask to host CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health
USask will soon become the new home of the Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health (IIPH)—one of 13 institutes of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)—under the leadership of the institute’s scientific director, Carrie Bourassa, who is joining the College of Medicine.
Indigenous Health Research Fund
The Indigenous Health Research Fund provides funding to support ongoing research initiatives in the College of Medicine aimed at improving the health of Indigenous communities, families and individuals.