Alexandra King

Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health and Wellness

University of Saskatchewan

Alexandra King

Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health and Wellness

University of Saskatchewan

Areas of interest

Indigenous health and wellness, HIV, hepatitis C, Indigenous research ethics

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.