Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Health and Associate Professor, School of Rural and Northern Health, Laurentian University
Indigenous Lead, ICES (Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences)
Dr. Jennifer Walker is a health services researcher and epidemiologist. She has Indigenous (Haudenosaunee) family roots and is a member of the Six Nations of the Grand River. She has a PhD in Community Health Sciences (Epidemiology specialization) from the University of Calgary.
Her work focuses on Indigenous use of Indigenous health and health services data across the life course, with a focus on older adults. She collaborates closely with Indigenous organizations and communities to address health information needs. Jennifer was awarded a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health at Laurentian University in the School of Rural and Northern Health. She is a Core Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. She also holds appointments at the Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Health Sciences North Research Institute and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.