Cheryl Barnabe, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Departments of Medicine & Community Health Sciences
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
Collaborations and Relationships in Practice, Research and Education for Indigenous Health
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Dr. Cheryl Barnabe is a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta, a Rheumatologist, and a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She holds leadership roles at the University of Calgary as Vice-Chair for Indigenous Health in the Department of Medicine, and as the Deputy Director for the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health. She is a Canada Research Chair in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases, and her research program focusses on equity in health service delivery and arthritis outcomes, most specifically for Indigenous populations in Canada. Over the past decade she has provided rheumatology clinical care in the Treaty 7 territory in both urban and rural settings, and provided continuing medical education training in building relationships with Indigenous patients.