Alexandra King

Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health

University of Saskatchewan

Alexandra King

Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health

University of Saskatchewan

Biography

Alexandra King, MD, FRCPC, Nipissing First Nation (Ontario). As the inaugural
Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health, she is focused on helping to improve the health
and wellness of First Nations people, Inuit and M├ętis. Her clinical focus has been
HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV/HCV co-infections. She will continue her work
in developing and strengthening curriculum concerning the health and wellness of
Indigenous people, with a focus on reconciliation, at Simon Fraser University and
now at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a Principal Investigator on various
CIHR research grants related to Indigenous people and their wellness. Other
research interests include HIV, HCV, Indigenous research ethics, peer
navigation/support, and land-based research. She serves on many initiatives,
including CanHepC, CTN Health for People Who Use Drugs Working Group (colead), and CHARAC.