Diabetes Within Ontario’s First Nations Peoples

RIAF 2016, RIAF Sessions


Date: May 17, 2016

Description: Dr. Michael Green shared information about research that takes a closer look at diabetes within Ontario’s First Nations peoples and explored the possible impact of this research and our understanding of the health trajectory of older adults.



Dr. Green is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University as well as the Clinical Teachers Association of Queen’s University Chair in Applied Health Economics/Health Policy. He is Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research and Associate Director of Research for the Department of Family Medicine and the Centre for Studies in Primary Care and an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). He served on the College of Family Physicians of Canada Aboriginal Health Working Group and regularly serves on grant review panels, including CIHR’s Aboriginal Health Committee and new Foundation Scheme. He reviews for a wide range of journals and is on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine.