Indigenous Health and Wellness Day - Speaker Dr.Barry Lavall
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine
1465 Richmond St.
London , ON
Dr. Barry Lavallee is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities, and is a University of Manitoba trained family physician specializing in Indigenous health and northern practices. His clinical work has focused on the health and healing needs of First Nations and Métis communities. He has a Masters of Clinical Sciences from the Western University. His research and clinical areas are chronic diseases, transgenerational trauma, impact of colonization on Indigenous communities and international Indigenous health. He is the Director of Student Support and Education for the Centre for Aboriginal Health Education and Indigenous Health UGME Curriculum Lead for the University of Manitoba.
8:30am- 8:45am Welcome and Opening Ceremony
8:45am-9:15am A Vision for Moving Forward – Reimagining Indigenous Health Education
9:30am-11:00am Learning through Actions: Case-based role play
11:00am-12:30pm “Removing Culture from Cultural Safety: Structural Challenges to Addressing Indigenous Health in Canada”
12:30-1:30pm Meet & Greet with Lunch 4th Floor Lounge