Health of People, Health of the Planet: A Diversity of Perspectives

Pat McCabe (Woman Stands Shining), Dr Nicole Redvers, Dr Lucy Szaboova, Dr Jerome Lewis
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15:00 - 16:30
Online Webinar
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Lectures and seminars
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This webinar seeks to explore the connections between the health of humans and the health of the environments and ecosystems we live within.This essential link is often treated as tangential to medical and public health research, or treated as its own separate research field. How humans and human cultures shape and are shaped by our wider environment deserves focus within health research. This webinar begins to explore why this integration is important, and what it could look like in practice.

Pat McCabe (Woman Stands Shining) is a Diné grandmother, activist, artist, and international speaker. Exploring how Indigenous cultures evidence that we can participate in paradigms capable of causing all life to thrive.

Dr Nicole Redvers, ND, MPH, DPhilc, is a Member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation & Associate Professor at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario. Bridging gaps between Indigenous and Western ways of knowing as it pertains to individual, community and planetary health.

Dr Lucy Szaboova is an interdisciplinary social scientist, based at the University of Exeter's European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH) Exploring the relationship between people and their environment in the context of global change processes.

Jerome Lewis is a Reader in Social Anthropology at University College London, the co-founder of Flourishing Diversity, and Co-Director of the Extreme Citizen Science.