Linda Larcome, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, May Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Dr. Linda Larcombe is an Associate Professor in the Rady Faculty of Health Science at the University of Manitoba. Her research interests include medical and molecular anthropology, infectious diseases in contemporary and ancient human populations, cultural resource management and determinants of health. She partners with First Nations to investigate the social, biologic, environmental and genetic risk factors for health and illness. In partnership with the northern Manitoba Dene, this work has particularly focused on the need for culturally appropriate housing, engaging youth in traditional knowledge and on land-based practices and health.