Claire Hiscock, HBSc, MPH
Research and Policy Advisor
Claire was born in Toronto and raised in Houston, Texas. She is of Irish settler ancestry. She returned to Toronto, where she earned an HBSc and an MPH specializing in Indigenous health from the University of Toronto. She is a Ph.D. student at the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral work looks at ticks and tick-borne diseases and their impact in First Nation communities in Southern Ontario, emphasizing how communities can use Traditional Knowledge to adapt to the changing presence of ticks. She has a passion for community-driven research that has a meaningful impact for the community, and she is keen to work with this model as a research and policy advisor with Hotıì ts'eeda.