Amy Caughey

Co-Investigator, Government of Nunavut

Amy is a public health nutritionist in Nunavut and has been involved with a range of initiatives related to Inuit country food, food security, diabetes education, prenatal nutrition, and zoonotic disease prevention & food safety in the Arctic.  Over the past 20 years, she has worked with – and learned from – families, Elders, hunters, researchers, health professionals and Inuit organizations across Nunavut.  Amy is a registered dietitian and holds a MSc in Human Nutrition and Metabolism (University of Aberdeen).  She recently completed a PhD in Public Health (University of Guelph) focused on Inuit country food and nutrition in early life.  Amy is of Euro-Canadian settler ancestry in rural Ontario, and now lives in Iqaluit with her family.