|Dr. Marcia Anderson Decoteau|
Dr. Anderson Decoteau is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine.
She graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2002 and joined the department of community health sciences as an assistant professor. She completed a master’s of public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, concentrating predominantly on health disparities and health policy.
Her research interests include improving the health measurement of Indigenous peoples in a way that respects their individual and collective rights, and using health policy as a tool in the prevention of chronic disease. She is Cree-Saulteaux, with roots in Norway House Cree Nation and Peguis First Nation. Dr. Anderson Decoteau is past president of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada and recently won a National Aboriginal Achievement Award.