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Margo Greenwood.

Margo Greenwood


Margo is Northern Health's Vice President of Indigenous Health. Margo is an Indigenous scholar of Cree ancestry who focuses on the health and well-being of Indigenous children, families and communities across disciplines and sectors. She accepted the position of Vice President of Indigenous Health in June 2013 and provides executive leadership to the Indigenous Health portfolio, development of relationships with the First Nations Health Council, Northern Region Health Caucus and the First Nations Health Authority.

Margo is also the Academic Leader of the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health and a Professor in both the First Nations Studies and Education programs at the University of Northern British Columbia. She received the Queen's Jubilee medal in 2002 in recognition of work to promote awareness and policy action on the rights and well-being of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children, youth and families. In 2009, Margo received the Perry Shawana Award from the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society for her leadership and commitment to creating “quality” child care and early learning services for First Nations / Indigenous children in BC. In 2010 she was ‘Academic of the Year’ by the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC for contributions to the wider community. In 2011 she was honoured with the National Aboriginal Achievement Award for Education.

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