Conference 2022 Featured Speaker – Dr. Lindsay McLaren

Dr. Lindsay McLaren. Professor of Population and Public Health, University of Calgary. Lindsay’s research primarily focuses on healthy public policy and social and ecological determinants of health. She’s won multiple awards for her exceptional contributions. Head shot of Dr. Lindsay McLaren within an Indigenous illustration of an eagle and a bear. Artwork is credited to Nisga’a nation artist Peter Thomas McKay.

Dr. Lindsay McLaren

Lindsay McLaren PhD is a Professor of Population and Public Health at the University of Calgary where her research and teaching focus on healthy public policy and social and ecological determinants of health. She is also a Research Associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, National Office.

Lindsay held an Applied Public Health Chair research award, 2014-19 (funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions) and she received the 2019 CIHR-IPPH (CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health) Trailblazer Award (mid-career category), a career achievement award that recognizes exceptional contributions in population and public health research.

Lindsay is past-president (2014-18) of the Alberta Public Health Association, and currently serves as Senior Editor for the Canadian Journal of Public Health and as Co-Editor for the international peer-reviewed journal, Critical Public Health.


See the full list of PHABC’s 2022 Conference speakers here.