Renée Monchalin is a Graduate Research Assistant working with MFN CAHR for the summer of 2016. She is PhD candidate in Public Health at the University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health. She completed her Master’s degree in Environmental studies at York University in 2015, which focused on sexual health outreach and HIV prevention by and for Indigenous youth. Her Bachelor’s degree was in Public Health at Brock University, completed in 2013. Renée is of Algonquin, Métis, Huron and Scottish descent, and is from Fort Erie, Ontario residing on neutral territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabe. Her research interests include urban Indigenous health, community-based participatory action research, sexual health, reproductive justice, knowledge translation, decolonizing and Indigenous methodologies.