Nathaniel Pollock, MSW, PhD (c)

ICHR Research Assistant

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Originally from Ontario, Nathaniel Pollock moved to Labrador, Canada in 2011. Before starting his PhD in Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine, Nathaniel worked as a social worker in mental health and child welfare. Recently, he also helped develop and deliver the Inuit Bachelor of Social Work Program with the Nunatsiavut Government and the Labrador Institute. His thesis research is focused on community and health system approaches to suicide prevention. He is a research assistant with the Institute of Circumpolar Health Research, and is involved in projects related to medical evacuations, tuberculosis, and community-based mental health programs. Nathaniel is an avid runner, and is the former race director for Labrador’s Trapline Marathon. He lives in Happy Valley-Goose Bay with his wife, and their three children. In 2015, he was awarded the Hart Hansen award.