About the speakers
Dr. Jaris Swidrovich
Dr. Swidrovich's maternal grandmother was a residential school survivor and his mother is a Sixties Scoop survivor. Jaris is a member of Yellow Quill First Nation and was born, raised, and continues to reside in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Jaris graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSP) and completed a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Toronto in 2013.
Dr. Jean Triscott
Dr. Jean Triscott is the Director of the Division of Care of the Elderly and past Director for the Care of the Elderly Program, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Alberta Centre on Aging and the Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Cross-Cultural Health and Healing.
Dr. Allyson Jones
Dr. Allyson Jones is a physiotherapist and epidemiologist in the Dept of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. Her research has focused on function, mobility and health-related quality of life in chronic conditions typically seen in older adults. She has worked as a clinician for a number of years in a number of provinces. Currently, she works one day per week at the Indigenous Wellness Clinic in Edmonton. She also teaches an elective course of Indigenous health and physical therapy.
Dr. Cheryl Sadowski
Dr. Cheryl Sadowski is a professor with the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta. She specializes in geriatrics and is a working pharmacist. She teaches courses in pharmacy pediatrics and geriatrics, and pharmacy practice, design and function.