Dr. Christianne Stephens

Dr. Christianne Stephens is a medical anthropologist who specializes in the anthropology of health and Indigenous health. She is also trained as a health geographer, havingĀ  completed a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada)-supported Postdoctoral Fellowship in the School of Geography and Earth Sciences at McMaster University. Dr. Stephens has been conducting ethnographic fieldwork and collaborative, community-based research at Walpole Island First Nation (Canada) for sixteen years. Her research looks at various aspects of Indigenous community health and well-being, including environmental risk perception and risk communication, historical trauma and cultural epidemiology.

Dr. Christianne Stephens' Biography and Research Profile