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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST).

American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, forced boarding school participation, social marginalization, and toxic stress. The goal of the ITRRC is to address the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian and Alaska Native population.

The purpose of this symposium is to bring together nationally recognized experts in Indigenous trauma and resilience and highlight the research being accomplished at UND. Featured speakers include:

This virtual event is free but requires registration to receive the event link

This event is free but requires registration to receive the event link.

Registration Link:

Please share this announcement with any interested parties. Contact or 701.777.3731 with any questions.

The ITRRC is supported by the National Institute Of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P20GM139759.