Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND, MPH, is a member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation located within Denendeh (NWT, Canada). She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of North Dakota where she helped co-develop and launch the first Indigenous health PhD degree program in North America. Dr. Redvers is the co-founder and chair of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation based in the Canadian North with her foundation awarded the $1 million-dollar 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize for their work with vulnerable populations. She has been actively involved at the international level promoting the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in planetary health and education for sustainable healthcare.
She sits on the inaugural advisory board for the American Public Health Association's Center for Climate, Health and Equity Steering Committee, is a senior fellow of Indigenous and Community Health with inVIVO Planetary Health, and engages in a breadth of scholarly projects attempting to bridge gaps between Indigenous and Western ways of knowing as it pertains to individual, community and planetary health. She is currently continuing her lifelong education journey as a DPhil Evidenced-Based Health Care student at Oxford University focusing on planetary health integration into clinical care while continuing to work with her Indigenous Elders in the area of knowledge translation.