- Assistant Professor, Indians into Medicine
- Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine
By appointment only.
Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND, MPHc, is an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine – Indians into Medicine (INMED) at the University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Redvers was the first licensed practicing naturopathic doctor in North America who is Dene (a member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation Band). After growing up in Canada’s isolated north, she pursued an advanced Western medical education in the Canadian south and has had the privilege of developing relationships with strong elders and medicine people. She has traveled the globe, studying traditional medicine systems in various countries and working with Indigenous patients, helping to bridge the gap between traditional and modern medical systems. She is a Senior Fellow (Indigenous and Community Health) with inVIVO Planetary health and co-founder and board chair of the charity the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation based in the Canadian north. Her foundation was awarded one million dollars as a Laureate of the 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize to work with homeless people and those most at risk in the northern part of Canada. She has been actively involved at the international level promoting the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in planetary health and sustainable healthcare education (SHE). Dr. Redvers currently sits on the advisory board for the American Public Health Association's Center for Climate, Health and Equity (APHA CCHE) Steering Committee (2020-2021). She recently published the trade paperback, The Science of the Sacred: Bridging Global Indigenous Medicine Systems and Modern Scientific Principles and is active in promoting Indigenous health research at local, national and international scales.
PH 581: Principles of Indigenous Health
PH 781: Principles of Indigenous Health
PH 782: Principles of Indigenous Health 2
PH 582: Social & Ecological Determinants of Indigenous Health
-Planetary health & sustainable healthcare education
-Integration of Indigenous and conventional public health and medicine systems