Denise Webb, MSc, is a settler with Scottish and Irish ancestry, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, now living in Ottawa, Ontario. She is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto, where she studied Health Services Research and Health Policy at the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, with a collaborative specialization in Indigenous Health at the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health. Within the AMP Lab, Denise supports research in areas of Indigenous health policy analysis, education policy surrounding incorporation of Indigenous content in K-12 school curricula, and cultural safety training in healthcare systems. She is also a Peer Review Coordinator and Copy Editor for the Turtle Island Journal of Indigenous Health, and a Research Analyst for the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. Denise has a passion for policy and achieving health equity and is a committed life-long learner striving towards allyship. In her spare time, Denise enjoys spending time outdoors and trying new things (most recently, sewing and fishing!).
Sterling Stutz is a settler of Ashkenazi Jewish and Irish/English ancestry who completed her MPH in Indigenous Health and Public Health Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Sterling currently serves as Co-Lead of the Infectious Diseases Working Group, Co-Founder of Translations for Our Nations, and is a Research Assistant at the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health on projects related to cultural safety, health systems, and health policy.
Thilaxcy Yohathasan is a settler of Tamil ancestry. Thilaxcy is a graduate from the Master of Public Health in Indigenous Health program with a specialization Public Health Policy at the University of Toronto. She has also received a Bachelor of Health Studies from York University. Within the AMP lab, Thilaxcy supports research in areas of cultural safety training in public health and MPH program evaluation and assessment. Thilaxcy is also a Co-Founder of Translations for Our Nations and currently works on Indigenous early learning and child care program implementation. In her spare time, Thilaxcy enjoys taking walks and trying new foods (iced coffee is always a staple!).