Amplify East Profile on Ingrid Waldron

November 19, 2019: Amplify East Profile on Ingrid Waldron Dr. Ingrid Waldron is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University, the Team Co-Lead for the Health of People of African Descent Research Cluster at the Healthy Populations Institute at Dalhousie, the Director of the Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project, and the Co-Chair of Dalhousie’s Black Faculty & Staff Caucus. Her research examines the structural and environmental determinants of health and mental health in Black Canadian and Indigenous communities. She co-produced the documentary film There’s Something in the Water with actress Ellen Page, Ian Daniel and Julia Sanderson, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Atlantic Film Festival in September 2019. The film is based on her book There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities, which won the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing in June 2019. Dr. Waldron is also the Founding Consultant at One World Diversity Consulting.

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