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Lindsay Dorder

MSc Student

Degrees:BHSc (Honours, Biomedical Concentration)

With the SDHL, Lindsay Dorder (she/they) is an Afro-Indigenous scholar studying healthcare navigation from a patient perspective for high health-resource users. This work centers principles of health equity and the social determinants of health, while ensuring that actionable community and patient engagement creates a holistic understanding of research findings. Dorder is actively involved in Ottawa’s African, Caribbean, and Black community as a Black youth mentor, and continues to spread awareness to dismantle systems of oppression in STEM fields. Their work and volunteer experience bridges across community, hospital, academia, and government.