Inuit physician aims to inspire

Sibbald, Barbara
June 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/13/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 12, p1792
Academic Journal
Reports on Dr. Danika Edmunds, Canada's only female Inuit physician. Studies done through the University of Alberta's Aboriginal Health Careers Program; Why she chose to attend the University of Alberta; What she plans to do with her degree; Rediscovery of her native roots within the Inuit tribe.


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