Nataliya Skuridina

Senior Medical Officer

First Nations Health Authority

Nataliya Skuridina

Senior Medical Officer

First Nations Health Authority

Biography

Dr. Nataliya Skuridina, Senior Medical Officer (Fraser Salish Region) works within The Chief Medical Officer Office at the First Nation Health Authority (FNHA). The overall job mandate is to support the regional Medical Health Officers and Health Directors on delivering culturally appropriate Public Health Services to the Fraser Salish Region as well as to ensure the variety and consistency of services that outlined in the Fraser Salish Regional Plan and other “Signature” Documents at FNHA on the National or Provincial levels.

Dr. Skuridina works on public health issues that require a collaborative and coordinated approach, and she leads response and communications on any emergent Public Health issues for the Fraser Salish Region. Dr. Skuridina also represents FNHA Chief Medical Officer on many local, provincial and national committees on public health among other responsibilities.

Prior to joining the FNHA in September 2015, Dr. Skuridina worked as a Physician Epidemiologist at BC Centre for Disease Control, as a Hospitalist in Vancouver General and Burnaby Hospitals and as a full-service Family Doctor on the Vancouver’s North Shore for several years. She completed Master of Health Sciences degree and a five-year Public Health and Preventive Medicine Fellowship at the University of British Columbia in 2010. She practiced as a pediatrician for 14 years prior to coming to Canada in 2001 from Kiev, Ukraine, where she obtained her medical training.