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Panel Members

Dr. Laurie Chan

Dr. Laurie Hing Man Chan is the Dr. Donald Rix B.C. Leadership Chair in Aboriginal Environmental Health and is one of the six Northern Research Chairs established by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. from the University of London.

Now with the Community Health Program at the University of Northern British Columbia, Dr. Chan’s work involves both basic and applied research in environmental toxicology and nutrition toxicology. He has conducted extensive studies on the risk and benefits of the consumption of traditional food in the Arctic. Dr. Chan has also served as an advisor for numerous aboriginal communities on environmental health issues.