Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Reaching agreement for an Aboriginal e-health research agenda: the Aboriginal telehealth knowledge circle consensus method

Marion  Maar

Marion Maar

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review, collected data, wrote the first draft, contributed to drafts

position: Assistant professor


Marion Maar is a medical anthropologist and Associate Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Canada. She is a faculty coordinator for a unique cultural emersion experience for medical students in Aboriginal communities. She has lead and collaborated on many research projects, including Aboriginal research ethics, diabetes care and prevention, mental health and health services research. Her current research continues to focus on Aboriginal community-based health research with a focus on chronic illnesses prevention. Prior to her faculty appointment she worked as a Research and Evaluation Coordinator for an Aboriginal Health Access Centre on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario for eight years. Her work there focused on community-based Aboriginal health research based using a participatory action model.

Ann  Seymour

Ann Seymour

qualifications: MSW, RSW

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, collected data, contributed to drafts

position: ATKC Council member


Ojibway Nation from Manitoulin Island Aboriginal Health Liaison Social Worker; Fraser Health Authority Registered Social Worker Aborginal Telehealth Knowledge Circle

Brenda  Sanderson

Brenda Sanderson

qualifications: RN

contribution: original concept, designed the project, contributed to drafts

position: Telehealth coordinator, Clinical, Aboriginal Program


Lisa  Boesch

Lisa Boesch

qualifications: BA

contribution: literature review, contributed to drafts

position: Research assistant

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