Renee Monchalin

Dr. Renée Monchalin is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. She holds a CIHR-funded PhD in Public Health Science from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Her PhD thesis was titled, “Digging up the Medicines: Urban Métis Women’s Identity and Experiences with Health and Social Services in Toronto, Ontario”.

Born and raised in Fort Erie, Ontario, Renée is a citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario, from the historic Métis community of Sault Ste Marie. Renée’s current areas of research include culturally safe health service access with a specific focus on abortion access for Indigenous Peoples in Canada, Métis Peoples health service access, public health feminist praxis, qualitative and decolonizing methodologies, and community based participatory research.

For an up-to-date list of publications by Renée, please see Google Scholar.