Ongomiizwin Education Contact Information
Located at the Bannatyne campus, Ongomiizwin Education is a place for Indigenous students enrolled in health professional programs to meet, study and explore careers and culture. We offer a welcoming environment that assists students to meet their academic potential through a variety of culturally relevant programs, resources and supports.

Our office is located in S206 Basic Medical Services Building, Bannatyne Campus.


Dr. Melinda Fowler, Director
Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing • Education
204-789-3892
melinda.fowler@umanitoba.ca

Margaret Lavallee, Elder in Residence

Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing • Education
204-480-1381
margaret.lavallee@umanitoba.ca

Debra Beach Ducharme, Director, Indigenous Health Integration
Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing • Education
204-789-3521
debra.beachducharme@umanitoba.ca

Kimberly Hart, Senior Lead, Indigenous Health Student Affairs
Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing • Education
204-272-3168
kimberly.hart@umanitoba.ca