Dr. Cheryl Bartlett has become an educational innovator by marrying ancient knowledge with Western Science. She's one of the founders of the Integrative Science Program at Cape Breton University, a program that's unique in Canada and the world for incorporating aboriginal knowledge with standard science curriculum.
Dr. Bartlett holds the Tier One Canada Research Chair in Integrative Science, a seven year renewable grant worth 1.4 million dollars. And, she's also part of a research team that's been awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant of 1 million dollars for Aboriginal Health Research.
Dr. Bartlett grew up in Duchess, Alberta. (runs 17:37)