Dr. Rita Henderson MA

Dr. Rita Henderson MA, PhD. Department of Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine (CSM)

Rita HendersonDr. Rita Henderson MA, PhD. Department of Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine (CSM), University of Calgary is a qualitative researcher whose work focuses on engaging marginalized youth and women in addressing structural forms of violence that impact their health. These include research related to diabetes, youth suicide, inter-generational trauma, and intimate partner or familial violence. She also works for Indigenous health equity on projects to improve health professional education, and more recently to engage Canadian health systems in their truth and reconciliation journeys with Indigenous peoples.