Required readings will be available by mid-January 2019.
Sylvia Abonyi, Ph.D.
Department of Community Health & Epidemiology
Research Faculty -SPHERU (www.spheru.ca)
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Sylvia Abonyi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, and Research Faculty in the Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU). Trained as an anthropologist, her methodological orientation is critical ethnography approached through participatory and capacity building collaborations with colleagues, stakeholders, and communities. In her work with Indigenous peoples and communities topics of research have included a focus on specific health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, tuberculosis, cardiovascular disease, and HIV/AIDS & hepatitis C, as well as broader topics such as the development of frameworks and measures of community health and healthy aging in place. Additional areas of interest include population health research ethics, and the use of multimedia strategies in research and knowledge exchange.