The AIHS Translational Health Chairs program aims to build capacity in priority health research and innovation areas. The level of funding for the candidates will vary from $250,000 to $600,000 per year and will be negotiated based on the specific needs of each candidate. Each of the approved Chairs will be supported by AIHS for a total of 7 years. The Chairs are non-renewable.
Dr. Cheryl Currie
Faculty of Health Sciences
Aboriginal Health & Well-being
Appointed in January 2014
The University is recruiting 2 additional Chair positions in Healthy Futures and Wellness, and RNA & Chronice Disease.