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Self-Determination as We Age & Indigenous Ways of Knowing
6:00pm-7:30pm, Feb 11, 2020
Room JPPS 1891, Jim Pattison Pavilion South, Vancouver General Hospital, 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Healthy Aging from Cells to Societies: A Public Lecture Series
Dr. Evan Adams, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the First Nations Health Authority
Bio: Dr. Evan Adams is of Tla’amin First Nation ancestry. In his role as CMO, Dr. Adams provides invaluable leadership representing the FNHA as he works closely with government partners on population and public health matters that affect First Nations and all British Columbians.
Dr. Adams leads a team of FNHA physicians—health and wellness partners to BC First Nations—who focus on First Nations health and wellness with a population health approach with the aim of creating a unique health care model that will be the first of its kind in Canada. He contributes to the continued transformation of health care and responds to the wellness directives provided by First Nations communities.