Alice Reid is a key leader in Canada’s Aboriginal health research policy development.
As part of a national dialogue initiative for the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health – where she participates as Métis knowledge holder, traditional teacher and elder – Alice’s work is critical in the development of a coherent policy for health research grounded in Aboriginal priorities.
In addition to her role as nursing instructor at Norquest College, Alice chairs the Family Sipisiw Foundation, which delivers programs that promote personal healing, cultural awareness and community development.
Ms. Reid earned a BScN from Avila College (Kansas). She is a member of the Alberta Registered Nurses Association and is certified in Kansas as a nurse practitioner in family practice. Gaylene received her undergraduate and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Saskatoon. She holds a CNA certification in gerontological nursing.