The Oral History Centre Congratulates Mary Jane McCallum

01 Mar 2013

The Oral History Centre congratulates Mary Jane McCallum on receiving major research grant! Between 1930 and 1970, thousands of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people were surveyed, diagnosed with and treated for tuberculosis (TB) in Manitoba. The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) granted UWinnipeg’s Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum $100,000 for investigating the Indigenous History of Tuberculosis in Manitoba between 1930-1970 with co-investigators Leona Star, Health Policy Analyst and Researcher at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC); Dr. Linda Larcombe, Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba in the Department of Internal Medicine; and Dr. Barry Lavallee, physician and Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Health Education at the University of Manitoba.