- Assistant Professor, Indians into Medicine
- Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine
By appointment only.
Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND, MPH, 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 & 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
-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