Dr. Loppie is a Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy and the Associate Dean of Research for the Faculty of Human & Social Development, University of Victoria. At the request of Indigenous communities, collectives and organizations, she partners on Indigenous-led initiatives aimed at research capacity development, mentorship and training; catalyzing/developing research relationships; undertaking research projects; and sharing knowledge with diverse communities and organizations at local, regional, national, and international levels.