Who We Are

We are a group of learners, researchers and collaborators from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and experience who are interested in synergistic and creative ways to interrogate the determinants of health disparities in the north and to engage in strengths-based visioning and action to address the revival of health, healing and well-being in northern communities

Sarah de Leeuw

Research Director

Lisa Striegler

HARC Research Manager

Marion Erickson

HARC Research Manager

Laura McNab-Coombs

HARC Indigenous Mentee

Christine AƱonuevo

PhD Student, Health Sciences

Darian Goldin Stahl

Postdoctoral Researcher and HARC Contributor

Katya Korol

MA Student, Interdisciplinary Studies

Samantha nitisiyikason ekwa Amiskwaciywaskahikan ohci niya

MD Student & HARC Research Associate

Mei Wen

HARC Collaborator and Resident Physician

Jessie King, Hadiksm Gaax

HARC Collaborator and Assistant Professor in First Nations Studies

Richel Donaldson

M.A. Student, First Nations Studies

Shelby Loft

PhD Student and Indigenous Research Fellow, HARC

Monika Krzywania

PhD student, Health Sciences

Robin Metcalfe

MSW/ NCCIH Practicum Student

Omolara Odulaja

PhD Student and HARC Contributor

Katriona Siloen Auerbach

HARC Research Associate

Nicole Schafenacker

HARC Research Associate, M.A. Student, Interdisciplinary Studies

Vanessa Sloan Morgan

Postdoctoral Researcher and HARC Contributor

Roseann Larstone

HARC contributor, Post-Doc, Northern Health, Indigenous Health

Julia MacDonald

Past HARC Contributor, M.Sc., Community Health

Melissa Johnson

Past HARC Contributor, M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies

Valerie Ward

Past HARC Contributor, M.Sc., Community Health

Charis Alderfer-Mumma

Past HARC Research Manager

Kimberley Thomas

Past HARC Contributer and M.Sc. Student, Health Sciences (Completed)

May Farrales

Past HARC Contributor and Postdoctoral Researcher

Makayla Skrlac

Past HARC Contributor

Kendra Mitchell-Foster

Past HARC Collaborator, Postdoctoral Fellow, NMP

Cat Sivertsen

Past HARC Collaborator

Christine Law

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Student

Annika Klopp

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Graduate

Hilary McGregor

Past HARC Contributor

Janine Reid

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Student

Allison Nakanishi

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Graduate