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Paul Hackett Ph.D., Manitoba

Office
Kirk Hall 108

Research Area(s)

  • History of Indigenous Health, particularly with respect to the First Nations of Western Canada
  • Changing public health of the Island Lake First Nations of northern Manitoba during the 20th Century
  • Diffusion of directly-transmitted, acute infectious diseases
  • History of Tuberculosis among the First Nations of Western Canada
  • Impact of cultural change on community health

Research

20th Century Indigenous aboriginal community culture disease health

My Research Interests are in the area of the History of Indigenous health, particularly with respect to the First Nations of Western Canada. My doctoral research examined the diffusion of directly-transmitted, acute infectious diseases, however I am currently exploring the history of tuberculosis and type 2 diabetes among the First Nations of Western Canada.