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Indigenous Care In Health Series Finale Registration

Indigenous Care in Health Series Finale

Join us on Tuesday, October 17th at 12:00 PM (CST) for the Indigenous Care in Health Series Finale. Presenters Dr. Erika Penz and Cory Gambler will discuss themes around tobacco addiction, youth, and the Indigenous experience.

About the Presenters:

Dr. Erika Penz is an Associate Professor in the Division of Respirology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan and Program Director for the Respirology Training Program. She has a particular interest in smoking cessation and the interaction of vaping and smoking among youth and is co-founder and co-facilitator of Youth4Change, an education and advocacy youth group aimed at protecting children and youth from the harms of vaping.

Cory Gambler is a Youth Counsellor at the Leading Thunderbird Lodge Addictions Facility. He previously worked with the File Hills Qu’Appelle (FHQ) Tribal Council, which is situated on Treaty 4 territory and provides services to 11 First Nations Communities. For the first 10 years with the tribal council, he worked at a treatment center for First Nations Youth who have had addictions affect their lives. For the next four years, he worked with FHQ Health Services running a tobacco cessation program. The program looked at helping people to cut down and or quit smoking, by the use of NRTs or quit smoking challenges, also, with cultural teachings from elders in the communities.

Indigenous Care in Health Webinar Series sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.