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Academic Partner

Nathan Christopher Nickel, PhD, MPH- Academic Partner

Nathan Christopher Nickel, PhD, MPH

Dr. Nathan Nickel is the Director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, an Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, and Scientist at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. Dr. Nickel is an applied population health scientist who uses whole-population administrative data to conduct health and social policy research. Nickel’s research program uses a cross-disciplinary, team-science approach, partnering with scientists, community, and government policy- and decision-makers to generate actionable evidence to improve population health and well-being. His work examines parent-child health and mental health outcomes within the contexts of the social and structural determinants. Much of his research is done in partnership with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit organizations in Manitoba.