UofA Med Student intends to head back to her Aboriginal roots

Aimee (Rodriquez) Louis is an inspiring role model. Originally from the Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, Manitoba, Aimee is now a second year medical student at the University of Alberta. She hopes to eventually practice Family Medicine in underserved populations within the Aboriginal community.

Aimee is very involved in the University community; she volunteers for the Mentoring Aboriginal Peers Program, is Co-President of the U of A's Aboriginal Health Group (AHG) and was chosen as the 2010 U of A Global Health Advocate for the Canadian Federation of Medical Students. She has also been recognised through various scholarships for her efforts, including 2009 and 2010 Aboriginal Health Career scholarships from Indspire and the 2011 Alberta Women's Science Network (AWSN) Scholarship.

Please follow these links to find out more about Aimee's inspiring story:
AWSN Biography
AHG Biography
Aboriginal Multi-Media Society article on AHG Tobacco Use Initiative