Indigenous Health Institute grows its impact beyond the Dalla Lana School of Public Health – U of T News

January 11/2019

After opening in 2014, the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health (WBIIH) has grown its teaching, research and service footprint.

It welcomed its first MPH in Indigenous Health cohort in fall 2018 and is collaborating widely and bring more Indigenous research and education to the University of Toronto.

“Students have told me that now when they sit in their health promotion class, what they are really seeing is health from a Western lens. I want students to learn that there is a connection between all beings including the air, earth and water. It’s not hierarchical,” said Assistant Professor Angela Mashford-Pringle, Associate Director of WBIIH and alumni.

So far, students are pleased with the program.

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