Indigenous Initiatives in Pharm Sci

Nadine Gerhardt

Nadine Gerhardt is the Indigenous strategic initiatives manager in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Nadine is Dene from Fort Simpson, NWT. Nadine completed a BA in psychology at the University of Alberta. She joined Pharmaceutical Sciences in May 2023 and is honoured to have the opportunity to help Indigenous pharmacy students with their journey. Nadine loves to run and hike in North Vancouver. If she is not out running, she is at home with her dog Rory.

Please feel free to reach out and contact her at


Indigenous Portal
Stay informed and connected about Indigenous events around UBC. Learn more here

Talking Stick
Sign up to get an email each week on events and happenings in and around UBC. You can also submit your own event to promote to the Indigenous UBC community. Learn more here.

Indigenous Pharmacy Profession of Canada
An Indigenous led organization to connect and support Indigenous pharmacy professionals across Canada. You can also apply for scholarships. Learn more here.

Weaving Relations
A new course offered through Applied Science and LFS to address issues of where Indigenous people are and what the future looks like. Learn more here.

Musqueam Indian Band
Main website for events open to the public. Learn more here.

UBC Indigenous Finance Guidelines
The Indigenous Finance Guidelines have been created to better support the gift giving and compensation components in reciprocal, respectful, relationship-based collaborations between Indigenous partners and UBC. Learn more here (PDF, 1.2 MB).

Indigenous Business Directory
Within UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan, action 23 is a goal to ‘Implement an Indigenous procurement strategy which prioritizes the provision of goods and services from Indigenous businesses and vendors.’ When considering potential suppliers for goods or services that are required by UBC, consider reviewing this directory to see if one of the identified suppliers might be a good fit for your needs. Learn more here.

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