Empowering Women to Achieve Planetary Health: Lessons from Traditional Indigenous Knowledge
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With Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND, MPHc - an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine-Indians into Medicine Program (INMED) at the University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. She is an enrolled member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation Band (Dene) with continued ties to the Canadian north. She is the author of the trade paperback, The Science of the Sacred: Bridging Global Indigenous Medicine Systems and Modern Scientific Principles (North Atlantic Books, March 26, 2019) and is active in promoting Indigenous and planetary health research and practice at local, national and international scales. She is co-founder and board chair of the charity the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation based in the Canadian north, which was awarded one million dollars as a Laureate of the 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize to work with those suffering from homelessness and those most at risk in the region. Dr. Redvers currently sits on the advisory board for the American Public Health Association's Center for Climate, Health and Equity (APHA CCHE) Steering Committee (2020-2021) and is a Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice merit scholar.