Alex Petiquan

Dr. Alex Petiquan is Anishinaabe from Wabauskang First Nation and graduated from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Thunder Bay, ON. His work during his pathology residency before joining the Federal government included evaluating medical devices as part of an Ontario Centres of Excellence grant on remote pathology solutions. He now works as a Senior Analyst in the Federal sector which has spanned Indigenous Public Health, epidemiology, data sharing agreements, regional Indigenous community engagements and participating in joint departmental public health response for emerging issues and COVID-19. His personal work has spanned First Nation governance, health policy, and sits as a member of the Health Expert Advisory Panel for Grand Council Treaty #3 in Northwest Ontario. Dr. Petiquan currently works at Inuit Tapiritiit Kanatami, the national representational body for Inuit in Canada, leading the Public Health and Tuberculosis files.