- Assistant Professor, Indians into Medicine
- Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine
By appointment only.
Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND, MPH, is a member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation and has worked with various Indigenous patients and communities around the globe helping to bridge the gap between Indigenous traditional and modern medical systems. She is co-founder and chair of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation based in the Canadian North with her foundation awarded the $1 million-dollar 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize for their work with vulnerable populations within land-based healing settings in the Northwest Territories. Dr. Redvers is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine-Indians into Medicine (INMED) program at the University of North Dakota where she has helped co-develop the first Indigenous Health PhD degree program in North America. She has been actively involved at the international level promoting the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in planetary health and education for sustainable health care. Dr. Redvers sits on the inaugural advisory board for the American Public Health Association's Center for Climate, Health and Equity Steering Committee, is senior fellow of Indigenous and Community Health with inVIVO Planetary Health, sits on the steering committee for the Planetary Health Alliance, and sits on the external advisory board for EcoHealth International. Her scholarly work engages a breadth of scholarly projects attempting to bridge gaps between Indigenous and Western ways of knowing as it pertains to individual, community and planetary health. Dr. Redvers recently published the trade paperback, The Science of the Sacred: Bridging Global Indigenous Medicine Systems and Modern Scientific Principles.
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 & education for sustainable healthcare
-Integration of Indigenous and conventional public health and medicine systems
-Prescott, S., Logan, A., Albrecht, G., Campbell, D., Crane, J., Cunsolo, A., Holloway, JW,. Kozyrskyj, AL., Lowry, CA., Penders, J., Redvers, N., …Wegienka, G. (2018). The Canmore Declaration: Statement of Principles for Planetary Health. Challenges, 9(2), 31. https://doi.org/10.3390/challe9020031
-Redvers N. (2018). The Value of Global Indigenous Knowledge in Planetary Health. Challenges, 9(2), 30. https://doi.org/10.3390/challe9020030
-Redvers N, Marianayagam J, Blondin B. (2019) Improving access to Indigenous medicine for patients in hospital-based settings: a challenge for health systems in northern Canada, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 78:1, DOI: 10.1080/22423982.2019.1577093
-Redvers, N. (2019). The Crossroads of the Planetary Health Paradigm: An Indigenous Perspective, The Vital Link, 26:3.
-Redvers N, Yellow Bird M, Quinn D, Yunkaporta T, Arabena K. (2020). Molecular Decolonization: A microcosm perspective of planetary health. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(12):4586. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17124586.
-Redvers N, Schultz C, Prince MV, Cunningham M, Jones R, Blondin B. (2020). Indigenous Perspectives on Education for Sustainable Healthcare. Medical Teacher. 42(10). https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2020.1791320.
-Mckimm J, Redvers N, Omrani O, Parkes M, Elf M, Woollard R. (2020). Education for Sustainable Healthcare: Leadership to get there from here. Medical Teacher. 42(10). https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2020.1795104.
-Redvers N, Blondin B. (2020). Traditional Indigenous medicine in North America: A scoping review. PLOS ONE. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237531
-Wabnitz KJ, Gabrysch S, Guinto R, Haines A, Herrmann M, Howard C, Potter T, Prescott S, Redvers N. (2020). A pledge for planetary health, uniting health professionals in the Anthropocene. The Lancet. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32039-0
-Redvers N, Poelina A, Schultz C, Kobei D, Githaiga C, Perdrisat M, Prince D, Blondin B. (2020). Indigenous Natural Laws in Planetary Health. Challenges. 11(2). https://doi.org/10.3390/challe11020029
-Redvers N, Nadeau M, Prince D. (2021). Urban Land-based Healing: A Northern Intervention Strategy. International Journal of Indigenous Health. 16(2). https://doi.org/10.32799/ijih.v16i2.33177
-Shaw E, Walpole S, McLean M, …Redvers N, Sheffield PE, Singleton J, Tun S, Woolard R. (2021). AMEE Consensus Statement: Planetary Health and Education for Sustainable Healthcare. Medical Teacher. Doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2020.1860207
-Redvers N. (2021). The Determinants of Planetary Health. The Lancet Planetary Health. 5(3): E111-E112. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00008-5
-Redvers N, Warne D, Chischilly AM, Lyon-Colbert A. (2021). Uranium Exposure in American Indian Communities: Health, Policy, and the Way Forward. Environmental Health Perspectives. 129(3). DOI: 10.1289/EHP7537.
-Robinson JM, Gellie N, MacCarthy D, Mills JG, O’Donnell K, Redvers N. (2021). Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Restoration Ecology: A Call to Listen to, Engage with, and Respect Indigenous Voices. Restoration Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13381
-Guzmána CAF, Aguirre AA, Astlec B, Barros E, Bayles B, Chimbari M, El-Abbadi N, Evert J, Hackett F, Howard C, Jennings J, Krzyzek A, LeClair J, Maric F, Martin O, Osano O, Patz J, Potter T, Redvers N, Trienekens N, Walpole S, Wilson L, Xu C, Zylstraw M. (2021). A framework to guide planetary health education. The Lancet Planetary Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00110-8.
-Redvers N. (2021). Patient-planetary health co-benefit prescribing: Emerging considerations for clinical practice. Frontiers in Public Health. 9:678545. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.678545.
-Leadership Excellence in Health Care Award, Northwest Territories Medical Association (NWTMA) – 2017
-Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) 1-million-dollar Grant Laureate – 2018-2020
-Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice- 2018 Merit Scholar
-Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health- Elected into the Delta Iota chapter – 2020