Region: Markham, Ontario
Doris Warner joined SE Health FNIM Program in May of 2011 as Engagement Liaison with the FNIM Program. She brings over 20 years of experience working with FNIM communities and organizations. Doris’ extensive experience in community mobilization and knowledge sharing provides a strong foundation in her current role supporting health and wellness initiatives in FNIM communities and organizations across Canada.
Doris’ efforts are focussed in the areas of: strategic partnerships and relationship development, facilitation, consultation, and training design and delivery. She is currently leading a number of culturally meaningful project and research initiatives across Canada that focus on supporting improved understanding of the cancer journey and better cancer outcomes for FNIM people.
Over the past two decades Doris has also worked with both Cancer Care Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Control Unit and the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy. Doris was responsible for the design, development and successful implementation of culturally meaningful, evidence based education campaigns and community mobilization. She has a strong background in health promotion and family violence prevention and during her time with the OFIFC supported nearly 50 front line staff across Ontario through on-the-job training to ensure they maintained program standards as well as supporting opportunities to foster and grow their own well-being.
Doris received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Laurentian University, and firmly believes that experiential learning is a life long journey gifted to all people. This is a belief that is intrinsic to the values held by the FNIM Program.
To contact Doris:
First Nations, Inuit & Métis Program
Telephone: 289 997 5658
Mobile: 647 327 7935