Amber Ward

Medical Student, University of British Columbia

Amber Ward is an Indigenous researcher from Treaty Six Territory. Her home nation is the Enoch Cree Nation of Alberta.

Amber holds a B.Sc. with a specialization in chemistry, a B.Sc. in nursing and recently began medical school at the University of British Columbia, Island Medical Program in Victoria, B.C. (class of 2026). She has held various positions with the federal and provincial governments over a six-year period. Amber has dedicated her career to researching Indigenous health, including the impacts of asthma and allergies in Indigenous communities. Most recently, she completed a study with the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry exploring the perspectives of Indigenous caregivers that support a family member with a disability.