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ITRRC to host Dr. Danielle Gartner’s presentation on Indigenous birth givers on Feb. 21

For its next Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) Colloquium Series, the Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will present Dr. Danielle R. Gartner, a distinguished population health scientist from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Dr. Gartner’s presentation, “Equity & The ACA’s Impact on Indigenous Birth Givers,” will provide crucial insights on equity, Indigenous populations, and the Affordable Care Act.

The event will be held in Room 318A of the UND Memorial Union and will include a 45-minute presentation by Dr. Gartner and a 15-minute Q&A session, providing attendees with a direct opportunity to engage the speaker.

A taco bar lunch will be served after the presentation, offering a chance to visit with the speaker and engage in meaningful conversations with others. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore the intersection of equity and healthcare impact on Indigenous birth givers.

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Once registration is complete, you will receive an email with event information. A Zoom link will be included if you select online participation.

This event is available to students, faculty, staff, and the public. If you cannot attend in-person, the event will be live-streamed through Zoom and later posted on the ITRRC website.

Additionally, there are open time slots to schedule a meeting with Dr. Gartner. Scheduling is open for Feb. 21 between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. (Central). If you are interested in scheduling a meeting or have any questions, please contact Darcia Pingree at