Faculty of Health Sciences


Faculty of Health Sciences Indigenization Committee

The committee will enable faculty, students, and staff in the Faculty of Health Sciences to engage in indigenization.

Relevant UFV Programs and Services:

Indigenous Student Centre

Indigenous Studies


We are working on ways to share resources on indigenization and decolonization, and welcome your input. At this time, we draw your attention to the In Plain Sight reports on Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care:


We also encourage you to review the following resources:


Current Committee Membership:

Lauren Couture (co-chair) – Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Kate McCulloch (co-chair) – Associate Professor BSN Nursing Program


Lorna Andrews - Teaching and Learning Specialist, Indigenization

Debbie Jobb - Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing Program

Brian Justin - Lab Faculty, Kinesiology

Courtney Klemets – Strategist, Health & Wellness

Corina Rochon – Assistant Professor BSN Nursing Program

Erin Sawatzky - Assistant Professor, Certified Dental Assistant Program

Susan Stoneson  - Assistant Professor BSN Nursing Program

Tsandlia Van Ry - Aboriginal Enhancement Teacher – Chilliwack School District, UFV Alumna

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