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

Carolyn M. Melro

Postdoctoral Researcher and HEAL Healthcare Team Contributor

Christine AƱonuevo

PhD Student, Health Sciences

Darian Goldin Stahl

Postdoctoral Researcher and HARC Contributor

Janet Ocloo

PhD Student, Health Sciences

Katriona Siloen Auerbach

HARC Research Associate

Kelsey Chamberlin

MA Student, Interdisciplinary Studies

Lisa Boivin

Consulting Artist for HEAL Healthcare project

Lisa Striegler

HARC Research Manager

Logan Burd

HEAL Healthcare Team

Marion Erickson

HARC Research Manager

Michelle Roberge

HEAL Project Digital Archivist & Designer

Monika Krzywania

PhD student, Health Sciences

Monira Akther

HARC Mentee

Nicole Halbauer

HEAL Healthcare Project Manager

Sarah Graham

HEAL Healthcare Team

Shannon Webb-Campbell

HEAL Healthcare Team

Vanessa Mitchell

Phd Student, Health Sciences

Walker MacKinlay

HARC Mentee

Will Georgelin

HARC Mentee

Allison Nakanishi

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Graduate

Annika Klopp

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Graduate

Cat Sivertsen

Past HARC Collaborator

Charis Alderfer-Mumma

Past HARC Research Manager

Christine Law

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Student

Hilary McGregor

Past HARC Contributor

Janine Reid

Past HARC Contributor & NMP Student

Jessie King, Hadiksm Gaax

Past HARC Collaborator and Assistant Professor in First Nations Studies

Julia MacDonald

Past HARC Contributor, M.Sc., Community Health

Katya Korol

Past HARC contributor, MSc Student, Interdisciplinary Studies

Kendra Mitchell-Foster

Past HARC Collaborator, Postdoctoral Fellow, NMP

Kimberley Thomas

Past HARC Contributer and M.Sc. Student, Health Sciences

Laura McNab-Coombs

Past HARC Indigenous Mentee

Makayla Skrlac

Past HARC Contributor

May Farrales

Past HARC Contributor and Postdoctoral Researcher

Mei Wen

Past HARC Collaborator and Resident Physician

Melissa Johnson

Past HARC Contributor, M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies

Nicole Schafenacker

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

Omolara Odulaja

Past HARC Contributor and PhD Student

Onyx Sloan Morgan

Past HARC Contributor and Postdoctoral Researcher

Richel Donaldson

Past HARC Contributor and M.A. Student, First Nations Studies

Robin Metcalfe

MSW/ NCCIH Practicum Student and Past HARC Contributor

Roseann Larstone

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

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MD Student & HARC Research Associate

Shelby Loft

Past HARC Research Fellow and PhD Student

Valerie Ward

Past HARC Contributor, M.Sc., Community Health

Viviane Josewski

Past Postdoctoral Research Fellow and HARC Contributor