Dr. Stuart Skinner is a clinician investigator currently working at 10 outreach clinics serving 21 First Nation communities. During his 7 years developing KYS, he has built strong relationships with Indigenous leaders; regional, provincial and federal health authorities, agencies and health ministers; and local clinicians. He has the respect and recognition to form effective partnerships that will build bridges between Indigenous and Western health approaches to make this project successful and scalable. He will oversee the Steering Committee and the implementation and evaluation of the project and provide clinical care in the involved communities. He has produced numerous conference presentations, publications, and abstracts on HIV care in Indigenous communities and has received financial support for research.
Dr. Megan Clark (new investigator), a family physician providing primary care in inner city populations and on-reserve in Saskatchewan. Her expertise is in women’s health, community service-learning and Aboriginal health.
Dr. Ibrahim Khan has been the Medical Health Officer for the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FINHB), Health Canada, Saskatchewan Region for 11 years. He is responsible for implementing and supporting First Nations communities for HIV prevention and testing. He will be responsible for overseeing the public health component and collaborating with FNIHB branch in Ottawa and Saskatchewan to support the nursing resources required and ensure sustainable funding to expand and maintain programming following project completion.