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FNUniv Indigenous Health Professor, Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Named Member of the Inaugural Cohort

September 17, 2014

First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) is proud to share the exciting news that Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Professor of Indigenous Health Studies, has been named a member of the inaugural cohort of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. She joins 90 other colleagues from 51 Canadian universities and the National Research Council and together they represent Canada’s emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership.

“On behalf of First Nations University of Canada, I want to extend hearty congratulations to Dr. Bourassa and her new colleagues as they blaze a trail through this exciting new opportunity. In addition to the clear benefit of contributing an Indigenous voice to this outstanding initiative, Dr. Bourassa will also continue to raise the profile of FNUniv on the national academic stage,” said Dr. Mark Dockstator, President of FNUniv. “Along with the rest of FNUniv’s fine faculty, Dr. Bourassa is making important strides in demonstrating the tremendous caliber of our research and expertise. Our faculty has a profound positive impact on Indigenous people and communities, and on Canadian society as a whole.”

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