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2019 Weld Kernohan Lecture: Dr. Ojistoh Horn

Posted by GHO Admin on February 19, 2019 in Events

Date: Thurs. Mar. 21, 2019 @ 5 - 6:45 PM
Location: Theatre B, Tupper Medical Building. 5850 College St. Halifax. NS


Keynote address by: Dr. Ojistoh Horn

Dr. Ojistoh Horn is a Mohawk from the community of Kahnawake. She attended medical school at the University of British Columbia, then completed McGill's Family Medicine residency program with a fellowship in Maternal and Child Health. Dr. Horn now resides in Kahnawake where she is the only full-time family physician in Akwesasne, single-handedly serving the community of 14,000 people; she also works in Kawehnoke. She works closely with traditional healers and midwives within her community and has been recognized for her medical expertise.


  • Brent Young - Dalhousie Medical Student (Class of 2019)
  • Leah Carrier - Registered Nurse, MSc student, Research Coordinator
  • Dr. Tiffany O’Donnell - family physician, Sipekne’katik First Nation Health Centre
  • Philippa Pictou - Community Health Director for Pictou Landing First Nation
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