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Melissa Atkinson-Graham, PhD, DC

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Dr. Melissa Atkinson-Graham completed her doctorate in Social Anthropology at York University in 2016. She has held research fellowships with the University of California Davis, the Mind and Life Institute, and New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Atkinson-Graham specializes in medical anthropology, social theory, and qualitative research, and is particularly interested in participatory, anti-oppressive and anti-colonial methodologies. Atkinson-Graham obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2023.