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Susan Chatwood

Susan Chatwood

Dr. Susan Chatwood (B.Sc. Nursing, University of British Columbia; Masters Epidemiology, McGill University; PhD Medical Science, University of Toronto) is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, School of Public Health and is and a recipient of the McCalla Professorship. She is also the Scientific Director of the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. In an effort to build northern research capacity, the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research has created a space for northerners to meet, engage in health research, and create northern solutions in a circumpolar context. She also holds affiliations as an Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Chatwood was a scholar in the Fulbright Arctic Initiative, and is the Past President of the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health. She has spent most of her career in remote and northern communities working in the clinical setting, public health and research. Her research interests include circumpolar health systems stewardship and performance, and the synthesis of knowledge that promotes broader connotations of health systems and wellness in the Arctic.