2014 Fulbright Lecture, by Margaret Moss: Counting on Care- Canada’s Challenge in Tracking and Reporting Aboriginal People’s Health Care and Status
Margaret Moss, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Yale University
THIS LECTURE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED, AND CAN BE VIEWED HERE.
MISC is very pleased to welcome Dr. Margaret Moss in Fall 2014 as the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Aboriginal/Indigenous Life and Culture in the North American Context at McGill University. Dr. Moss received her PhD in Nursing from the University of Texas at Houston, Health Sciences Center in 2000 and subsequently completed a post-doctorate fellowship at the University of Colorado’s Native Elder Research Center, a resource center for minority aging research. Concurrently, she entered and completed law school and received her Juris Doctorate from Hamline University School of Law in Minnesota. In 2008-2009, Dr. Moss was named a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, and staffed the Senate Special Committee on Aging. Also in 2008, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Moss is Hidatsa with equal lineage in the Fort Peck Sioux Tribe. In addition to her research on aging and health disparity, she currently teaches Nursing at Yale University. Please see Dr. Moss' homepage for further information about her impressice biography and scholarship.
During her tenure as the Fulbright Research Chair, Dr. Moss is examining how science, law and health policies collide in Canada's indigenous people with the aim of identifying where the most immediate challenges to health care provision and health status tracking can be mitigated and how it may be achieved with revision of care and related laws.
Wednesday, December 10, 4:00 p.m., McGill Faculty Club (3450 McTavish).
This event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by the launch of our Indigenous Studies undergraduate program, and then a reception.
RSVP: misc.iecm [at] mcgill.ca