Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair, Aboriginal Environmental Health; Professor, School of Health Sciences
I am an Indigenous Scholar, Professor and past Chair of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Northern British Columbia. I am currently the Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair in Aboriginal Environmental Health and a registered psychologist. I have been in the fields of mental health, rehabilitation and disability management for over 30 years. My research interests are in Indigenous health, disability issues, workplace mental health, and suicide prevention. I am a Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded scholar and a published author. I have made presentations and conducted workshops throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia. I am a member of the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, Network Environments for Aboriginal Research in BC, Canadian Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.