webinar register page

Webinar banner
9th Annual Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture: Global Health. Global Vision.
We have the privilege of welcoming Dr. Nadine Caron to McMaster (virtually) as the upcoming recipient of the 2021 Chanchlani Global Health Research Award. Dr. Caron is the first female First Nations general surgeon in Canada, the inaugural First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC, and is a founding co-director and consultant of the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health.

Dr. Caron will deliver a lecture titled Perspectives of a First Nations physician in Canada: Do you ever wonder what we think? In it, she will ask us to think more deeply about the health of Indigenous peoples, in Canada and Globally, provoking our students, Faculty, and leaders to think about solutions.

Mar 8, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Webinar logo
* Required information
Loading

By registering, I agree to the Privacy Statement and Terms of Service.

Register

Speakers

Dr. Nadine Carron
Academic Physician, Surgery @University of Northern British Columbia
Dr. Caron is a member of the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation. She is a practicing surgical oncologist in Northern British Columbia (BC), where she provides cancer screening, diagnosis and surgical care for individuals in rural, remote, and northern BC - a large percentage of whom are Indigenous. Dr. Caron is the sole Indigenous academic faculty member with the University of BC's (UBC) Faculty of Medicine where she is a Professor at the UBC Northern Medical Program and Department of Surgery. She is a Senior Scientist at Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer, Associate Faculty at Johns Hopkins University's Centre for American Indian Health and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Northern BC. Dr. Caron is the inaugural First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC. She is the founding co-Director of the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health (CEIH) and Consultant in development of BC's first-ever Indigenous Cancer Strategy.