Carrielynn Lund

 

At-large director

Carrielynn is a Métis consultant whose primary focus is on assisting Aboriginal communities to identify and address health and social issues that have a negative impact on children and their families. She has done extensive work in the area of health research, particularly with Aboriginal youth and resilience and research ethics. Her focus for the past 15 years has been supporting Indigenous communities to develop a cultural response to HIV and hepatitis C. Her extensive committee work includes service on the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Treasurer), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Ethics Standing Committee, and the Health Canada/Public Health Agency of Canada Research Ethics Board. Carrielynn contributes substantially to the CIHR review and process development and is highly skilled working within Network environments. Using her lived experience with hepatitis C, she works with researchers, organizations and governments to promote the inclusion of people living with hepatitis C in meaningful ways. She helped develop the Blueprint to Inform Hepatitis C Elimination Efforts in Canada.

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