Nathaniel Pollock

Research AssociateNathaniel Pollock

Labrador Institute of Memorial University
P. O. Box 490, Station B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1E0

Office: Room 108
College of the North Atlantic
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Campus
Tel: (709) 896-6393
Fax: (709) 896-2970

Email: nathaniel.pollock@med.mun.ca

Twitter: @njpollock

B.A. (University of Guelph)
B.S.W. (Carleton University)
M.S.W. (Carleton University)
Ph.D. Candidate (Memorial University)

 

Service

1. Executive Committee Member, Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health


Research Interests

1. Epidemiology of suicide, self harm, and injuries in rural and Indigenous populations
2. Suicide prevention and mental health promotion
3. Healthy aging across the life course
4. Circumpolar public health surveillance and health information systems
5. Rural health services and health system innovation
6. Community-based approaches to epidemiology
7. Indigenous data governance and sovereignty 


Recent Grants

1. Labrador Perspectives on End of Life Care International Grenfell Association Project Grant ($40,000) 2014 – 2017 


Recent Publications

1. Morton Ninomiya, M. E., & Pollock, N. J. (2016). Reconciling community-based indigenous research and academic practices: Knowing principles is not always enough. Social Science & Medicine. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.11.007.

2. Pollock, N. J., Mulay, S., Valcour, J., & Jong, M. (2016). Suicide rates in Aboriginal communities in Labrador, Canada. American Journal of Public Health, e1-e7. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303151. Open Access

3. Young, S. K., Tabish, T. B., Pollock, N. J., & Young, T. K. (2016). Backcountry Travel Emergencies in Arctic Canada: A Pilot Study in Public Health Surveillance. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(3), 276. Open Access

4. Redvers, J., Bjerregaard, P., Eriksen, H., Fanian, S., Healey, G., Hiratsuka, V., Jong, M., Viskum Lytken Larsen, C., Linton, J., Pollock, N. J., Silviken, A., Stoor, P., & Chatwood, S. (2015). A scoping review of Indigenous suicide prevention in circumpolar regions. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v74.27509 Open Access

Contact

Labrador Institute

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca