Check out Team 20: Indigenous Feature Now Live
This is part of our CCNA Dementia project!
2014 CCNA Dementia: Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging CCNA Team 20 Project: Issues in dementia care for rural and Indigenous populations: Indigenous Projects. Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Partners: Dr. Carrie Bourassa is the Co-Principal Investigator with Drs. Kristen Jacklin (leads). The co-Investigators/Applicants are: Wayne Warry, Jennifer Walker, Janet McElhaney, Brock Pitawanakwat, Laura Warren, Lynden Crowshoe. (5 years)
Our Community Research Advisory Committee Members are: Elder Sylvia Obey, Elder Millie Hotomani, Richard Ironchild, Judy Sugar, Ethel Dubois, Donna McKay, Lorraine Walker, Lois Dixon, Ron Crowe, Leona Peigan, Natalie Jack, & Orville Spencer.
Examining the root causes of HIV and AIDS among Aboriginal women in Canada.
Dr. Carrie Bourassa was Recognized for her
Work on the Indigenous Water Co-Governance Project!
Carrie Bourassa is currently PI on WEPGN funded project Indigenous Water Co-Governance: Emerging Models of Distributed Water Governance in British Columbia and Alberta. Carrie has recently joined the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) as their new Chair in Northern & Indigenous Health and as a Senior Scientist with HSNRI. And in February 2017, she took the lead as Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health. Congratulations, Carrie!
Other Research Projects in Action
2014 AGE-WELL: Networks of centres of excellence of Canada aging gracefully across environments using technology to support wellness, engagement and long life.
2015 INDIGENOUS WATER CO-GOVERNANCE: Emerging models of distributed water governance in British Columbia and Alberta.