Krista Stelkia

University Research Associate

Health Sciences

Krista Stelkia

University Research Associate

Health Sciences

Areas of interest

Indigenous health, structural racism and health, health inequity, Indigenous determinants of health, health and wellness indicators, community-based research

Education

  • B.A. (Hons), Criminology, Simon Fraser University
  • M.A., Criminology, Simon Fraser University
  • Ph.D. (Candidate), Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Biography

Krista Stelkia, Syilx/Tlingit from Osoyoos Indian Band, is a University Research Associate in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Krista completed her Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) and Master of Arts in Criminology at SFU. Her doctoral research, funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Research Award, examines the complex and intersecting ways in which structural racism can influence chronic disease and comorbidity among First Nations in Canada. Krista brings over 12 years of professional experience working with First Nations communities and organizations, most recently in the Office of the Chief Medical Officer at the First Nations Health Authority.

Courses

Future courses may be subject to change.