Evan Adams, MD
The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has selected Dr Evan Adams as chief medical officer following a Canada-wide search. Dr Adams was born and raised in BC and is a member of the Tla’amin (Sliammon) First Nation.
Effective 1 December 2014, Dr Adams will provide leadership representing the FNHA while working alongside government partners on health matters in population and public health that affect First Nations and all British Columbians. Dr Adams will lead a team of FNHA physicians—health and wellness partners to BC First Nations—who will continue to focus on First Nations health and wellness to create and shape a unique health care model. In the role, Dr Adams will contribute to the continued transformation of health care and improving access and quality of health care services while responding to the wellness directives provided by First Nations communities.
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