McMaster U – Strong Medicine: Culture Matters
May 18, 2022
Randy Jackson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at McMaster University. Originally from Kettle and Stony Point First Nation (Anishinaabe), Jackson explores lived experience among Indigenous peoples living with HIV and AIDS (IPHAs) using Indigenous knowledge, perspectives, and values. Jackson is the Nominated Principal Investigator of, and co-leading with Renée Masching, the Feast Centre for Indigenous STBBI Research. Jackson’s program of research explores the use of Indigenous knowledge across diverse topics, including experiences of depression, Indigenous masculinity, Indigenous trans health, two-spirit resilience, and Indigenous peoples living with HIV leadership. Randy is the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012) and a CANFAR/CAHR award (2020) for excellence in his community-based research work in HIV with Indigenous peoples.
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