Andrew Hatala

Andrew R. Hatala was a Ph.D. student in the Culture, Health and Human Development program at the University of Saskatchewan. His Ph.D. research involved looking at how Western medical models of mental health treatment and conceptualization compare with Indigenous knowledge and approaches in the treatment and conception of mental disorders. After completing his Ph.D., Andrew began a CIHR post-doctoral research project in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology also at the University of Saskatchewan. Along with his supervisor Sylvia Abonyi, Andrew has been working on a community mental health project entitled, “From embers to Flames: identifying strategies of resilience and mental health among inner-city Aboriginal youth.”