Gerald McKinley


Associate Professor

PhD Western University
MA Western University 
BA Trent University

Office: Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, Room 4115
Phone: (519) 661-2111 Ext. 86269
Fax: (519) 661-2004

Clinical Activities

Keywords: Indigenous Health, Social Determinants of Mental Health, Suicide prevention, Eco-System Health.

Clinical Activities: Dr. McKinley specializes in the social determinants of Indigenous health in Ontario, Canada, utilizing community based and ethnographic research methodologies.  Dr. McKinley is currently exploring the role of social change and adaptation in the development of health outcomes in Northwestern Ontario.  His research focuses on the role of social networks and structural change.  Dr. McKinley is a member of the Indigenous Youth Futures Partership which works with First Nations Communities through the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority  As a CRISM researcher Dr. McKinley explores community-based responses to substance misuse.