Community Engagement and Health-Related Anthropology


  • Sylvia Abonyi
  • Pamela Downe


Author Biographies

Sylvia Abonyi

is an associate professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan and Research Faculty in the Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU). As an anthropologist, she conducts community engaged research with Indigenous communities in northern Saskatchewan. Recent studies focus on healthy aging in place, sleep health, as well as heart and lung health. Email: 

Pamela Downe

is a professor of archaeology and anthropology at the University of Saskatchewan. As a medical anthropologist, she has conducted community-engaged research across six countries, focusing on HIV/AIDS, SARS, cholera, and maternal health. Her latest book is Collective Care: Indigenous Motherhood, Family, and HIV/AIDS (University of Toronto Press). Email: 



How to Cite

Abonyi, S., & Downe, P. (2020). Community Engagement and Health-Related Anthropology. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning, 6(1), i-iv.

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