Dr. Brittany Bingham (she/her/hers) is a member of the shíshálh nation and holds an MPH and PhD in Health Sciences from Simon Fraser University. She is the Director of Indigenous Research at Vancouver Coastal Health Indigenous Health, Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) and an Assistant professor in Social Medicine at UBC.
She has worked in various capacities in research with Indigenous communities and policy for over 17 years. She specializes in community-driven research drawing upon Indigenous methods with focus on health equity and improving health experiences and outcomes for Indigenous peoples. Brittany is also passionate about Indigenous women’s health, implementation science, health systems research, cultural safety and reconciliation.
Brittany previously worked in Indigenous policy at the BC ministry and has overseen research that examined the transformation of First Nations health governance in BC. Currently, she is PI of a CIHR grant investigating access to sexual health care among Indigenous women/LGBTQ2S+ peoples. Brittany’s program of research aims to make contributions to MMIWG & 2SLGBTQQIA+, TRC and In Plain Sight Calls to Action and Recommendations.
Type Scholar Award