Ruben Hummelen, MD, MSc, PhD, CCFP

Family physician/Clinical epidemiologist, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority, Ontario, Canada; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Hummelen cares for patients in 33 remote, fly-in locations in Northwestern Ontario as part of a team of generalists working for the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority. His practice involves obstetrics, hospitalist medicine, emergency medicine, and addiction care. He is also a primary care researcher focusing on improving maternal and child outcomes. He earned a medical degree at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. During his medical training, he also earned a PhD, with a focus on the microbiome of women in Tanzania living with HIV.