Northern Ontario History of Health and Medicine: Impact of Historical Cultural Knowledge on Obesity/Diabetes in Indigenous Communities in Canada
Presenter: Dr. Paul Hackett
Friday, September 13, 2019
Noon to 1:00 pm
NOSM at Lakehead: ATAC 6022
NOSM at Laurentian: MSE 107
OTN Video Conference (see poster for details)
The Northern Ontario History of Health and Medicine Group links students, faculty, researchers, practitioners, staff and interested individuals from across the North and beyond from a range of disciplines/
professions. It is open to the public. Dr. Paul Hackett PhD (University of Saskatchewan) has research interests in Medical Geography, Indigenous Health & Historical Epidemiology, including the historical and
geographical patterns of the health of Canada’s First Nations.
SESSION LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Demonstrate knowledge of the history of Indigenous Knowledge on obesity/diabetes.
- Discuss research methods, sources, & results related to the history of Indigenous knowledge and obesity/diabetes.
- Discuss and develop a wider critical perspective on the history of Indigenous knowledge & obesity/diabetes that can help inform their perspectives on issues related to practice & relevant public debates.