8th Annual Aboriginal Health Forum


SKU: ABP13888 Category:


Report Code: ABP13888. April, 2013. Calgary

Article 1

Health Planning, Integration and Program Delivery – The Health Services Integration Fund (HSIF) and Other Initiatives

Dr. Esther Tailfeathers, MD
Family Physician, Fort Chipewyan
Medical Director, Aboriginal Health Program, South
Alberta Health Services

Article 2

The Important Role of Research in Health Improvement for Indigenous Peoples

Malcolm King, PhD
Scientific Director
CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health

Article 3

Diabetes in Pregnancy in First Nations Women: Contribution to the Diabetes Epidemic and Listening to the Women’s Voices

Richard T. Oster
PhD Candidate
Department of Medicine, University of Alberta

Jamie Rain
Administrative Assistant
Pigeon Lake Health Centre

Article 4

Physician Recruitment and Retention in Aboriginal Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Peter Lindsay
Family Physician, Grande Prairie
Provincial Medical Director, North
Aboriginal Health Services

Article 5

Physician Recruitment and Retention in Aboriginal Health Care Delivery

David Kay, CHE, FACHE
Executive Director
The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

Article 6

E-health and Health Privacy Strategy Framework for Aboriginal Health – Ensuring Effective Data Stewardship for Personal and Collective Health Information

Rick Klumpenhouwer

Article 7

eMentoring to Promote Health Professional Employment Opportunities for Aboriginal Youth

Katherine Wisener, MA
Research Coordinator, eHealth Strategy Office
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Article 8

Distance and Telemedicine Strategies for Better Rural and Remote Healthcare

Orpah McKenzie
Director of eHealth Services
Keewaytinook Okimakanak eHealth Services

Donna Roberts, RN, BN
Clinical Services Coordinator
KO Telemedicine

Article 9

The Integrated Model of Care at Bigstone Health Commission

Barry Phillips
Chief Executive Officer
Bigstone Health Commission

Article 10

Are We Achieving Healthcare Objectives for Métis Peoples?

Bruce Dumont
President, Métis Nation British Columbia
National Minister Responsible for
Culture, Heritage & Language, Sport and Health

Article 11

Dim Hooỳimhl Ayeemgoodim ahl Silgadim “Mindfulness from the Heart”

Lydia Stephens
Community Wellness Counsellor
Nisga’a Valley Health Authority

Lorna Azak
Community Wellness Counsellor
Nisga’a Valley Health Authority


Non-Insured Health Benefits Programs

Lisa Gosnell
Team Lead, NIHB
Nisga’a Valley Health Authority