On Tuesday, November 19, Dr. Warne served as the facilitator for the North Dakota Tribal Health meeting. The meeting brings together tribal health stakeholders with the North Dakota Departments of Health and Human Services to identify opportunities to increase access to health services.
“Never forget where you come from.” Those words, coupled with early role models who shared his identity as a Native physician, continue to inform the career of Oglala Lakota physician, Donald Warne, MD, MPH.
The UND Indigenous Health team visited Turtle Mountain community on Wednesday, Nov 13. We were able to meet with the Tribal Chairman, several tribal council members, the Health Director, College President, IHS Hospital CEO, and the IRB Chair. Pictured here is the UND team with Turtle Mountain Community College faculty and leadership (left to right: […]
Ursula Running Bear, M.A., Ph.D., has joined the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences! Dr. Running Bear is an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota tribe who completed a Ph.D. in clinical science from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and a master’s degree in […]
The Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society has given the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a 2019 Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care. The SMHS is one of only four medical schools in the U.S. to receive the award in […]
Indigenous Health was deeply honored to meet with several members of the Standing Rock Tribal Council to discuss INMED, the MPH and PhD Programs in Indigenous Health, research opportunities, and educational partnerships recently. The folks at Standing Rock were impressed with our “Dream Team” of Indigenous Scholars! Donald Warne, MD, MPH (Oglala Lakota) Siobhan Wescott, MD, […]
The Indigenous Health team from UND had dinner at the Governor’s residence at the Capitol recently. In addition to the Governor, First Lady, and Surgeon General, State Health Officer Terry Dwelle and several key staff members from state health programs attended the meeting. The highest levels of state and federal government are supportive of our […]