Mae Katt is a member of Temagami First Nation and a Nurse Practitioner in Thunder Bay. She has had a diverse career in Primary Health Care, community mental health and addictions, maternal and child care, research and policy development. She is the Coordinator of a Treatment Team that provides opiate addiction treatment at a First Nations high school and to northern First Nation communities. Ms. Katt has also worked in senior management positions at Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health (Ontario) and Nishnawbe Aski Nation.
Ms. Katt is a member of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario’s committee for the development of Best Practice Guidelines for “Engaging Clients with Substance Use Disorders” and a researcher affiliated with Lakehead University’s Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research.