Malcolm King

Panel Session
PhD, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Professor in the Dept. of Community Health & Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan, Director of the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR)

From 2009 to 2016, Dr. King led the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health as its Scientific Director, spearheading the development of a national health research agenda aimed at improving wellness and achieving health equity for First Nations People, Métis, and Inuit in Canada. Dr. King’s international Indigenous health interests include improving Indigenous health through workforce development and provision of culturally appropriate care, and developing Indigenous health indicators to monitor progress in programs aimed at achieving wellness and health equity.