This webinar was recorded on Thursday, March 18, 2021 and features Dr. Lynden (Lindsay) Crowshoe.

This is a Zoom meeting facilitated by Jessica Pace, Knowledge Coordinator. This webinar features Dr. Lynden (Lindsay) Crowshoe, member of the Peigan Nation, Treaty 7 Region of Alberta.

Dr. Crowshoe is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary. Dr. Crowshoe’s clinical interests and priorities are the social equity implications within primary health care that reside within issues such as addictions, mental health, and children’s health. In his efforts to improve Indigenous health Dr. Crowshoe is working towards developing appropriate primary health models for Aboriginal communities and on increasing physician knowledge and capacity around Indigenous peoples’ health through academic and research driven medical education initiatives.

Key Takeaways include:

  • Recommendations from Indigenous Health Research on chronic disease
  • Social constructs and equity in the health system
  • Dr. Crowshoe’s research knowledge and research on the subject of diabetes