Dr. Pertice Moffitt is Manager/Instructor, Health Research Programs, Aurora Research Institute, Aurora College. She teaches undergraduate students in the BSN program (Aurora College); and graduate students as a Sessional Instructor, MN Program Athabasca University. She has lived and practiced nursing in the NWT for over 30 years. She completed an internship as a health science researcher in South Africa in 2011. And received a PhD in Nursing, University of Calgary in 2008. She is a Past President, RN Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Past-President of the Canadian Association for Rural and Remote Nursing, and past Board Member of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. She is a member of the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health. Her research focuses on Indigenous health and northern health issues including intimate partner and family violence, domestic homicide, femicide, maternal health services, quality of life of older adults and rural and remote nursing.