Leading the charge on Aboriginal health issues, Dr. Jeff Reading is achieving enormous strides in improving the health of Aboriginal people in Canada and the world. As the Scientific Director of the Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health, Dr. Reading has dedicated his energy to such as areas as cardiovascular physiology, diabetes research, tobacco misuse, and health research capacity building.
As a world class epidemiologist he personifies innovative and visionary thinking and as an attentive community-minded individual he often works with First Nation community members developing research that is both scientifically rigorous and relevant to Indigenous communities worldwide.
Dr. Reading’s involvement in health issues extends past this continent to global communities collaborating with international partners from Austraila, New Zealand and Mexico. These partnerships have developed international priorities, sharing scientific expertise and knowledge while building ground-breaking approaches to improving health issues for Aboriginal people around the world.