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Margaret Robinson, SOSA, appointed as Vice‑Chair for the Institute Advisory Board on Indigenous Peoples' Health for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Posted by Communications Officer on August 3, 2017 in News

Margaret Robinson of Dalhousie's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, has been appointed Vice-Chair for the Institute Advisory Board (IAB) on Indigenous Peoples’ Health.

Dr. Robinson is a Mi’kmaq scholar from Nova Scotia and a member of the Lennox Island First Nation.

Her research examines mental health and substance use in Indigenous and Settler populations, especially among sexual and gender minority people. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Indigenous Studies program in the Sociology & Social Anthropology Department at Dalhousie University in Halifax, and an Affiliate Scientist at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health in Toronto.

Click here to learn more about the IAB on Indigenous Peoples' Health and it's members.