Indigenous Health Research: Good Work Across Communities

Learn from examples of indigenous research, and join the conversation about how research can contribute to the ongoing work of reconciliation. Featuring:

  • Laurie Harding, Integration Lead, San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Program, Provincial Health Services Authority – “Making Space for Listening: Indigenous Experiences in Health Care”
  • Chad Dickie, Patient Partner, Island Health PAC, SEA Quality Improvement Project, and Patient Voices Network; Board Chair, A.V.I. Health & Community Services Society — Experiences of an Indigenous Patient Partner in Research”

  • Eunice Joe, MA Student, Royal Roads University; Elizabeth Hartney, PHD Supervisor, Royal Roads University; Marie Duperreault RN, BScN, MSN, Director Alberni-Clayoquot, Island Health; Pam Rardon, Site Director, West Coast General Hospital, Island Health — A Focus on Wellness: Supporting Development of Trauma Informed Emergency Care at West Coast General Hospital”

  • Alison Gerlach, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Child & Youth Care, University of Victoria — “On Tricky Ground: Thinking and researching relationally as a non-Indigenous research partner”


This event is open to anyone interested. It's part of Five Days in May, Island Health's annual health research showcase. Don't miss our other events throughout the month!

Event Date
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Event Location

Woodward Room, Begbie Hall (Royal Jubilee Hospital) and online.

To Register

Register via the Eventbrite event page.

If you wish to attend but would prefer not to register through Eventbrite, please email research@viha.ca and we'll save you a seat if one is available.