Dr. Warne, Harvard alumnus and Reede Scholar, was featured on “Reede Scholars Live” discussing health equity in Indigenous populations
Dr. Don Warne and Dr. Nicole Redvers were both guests recently on a panel by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute entitled “Confronting the Challenge of COVID-19 in American Indian Communities.” As the event’s description says: “American Indian communities in the United States have improbably survived centuries of dispossession, subjugation, endemic poverty, and coercive assimilation. The latest threat […]
Dr. Donald Warne, associate dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and director of the Indians Into Medicine Program at the University of North Dakota, joined the Native Americans & COVID-19 Town Hall on Thursday, April 30. Check it out!
Harvard Medical School’s Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership is hosting a series of ESJ Webinars to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on health disparities, mental health, and social determinants affecting vulnerable populations. This webinar will discuss what is happening to Native American communities during this pandemic. One of these webinars will feature our […]
recently published a piece on “Boosting the Ranks of American Indian and Alaska Native Physicians.” Read it here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2763817. Here’s an excerpt: “Jasmine Curry feels lucky to be a first-year medical student. The daughter of a single mother in Arizona, she spent summers and winter breaks in Kaibeto, a small Navajo Nation town. Now, she’s […]
A first of its kind PhD program will focus on better data collection and evaluation for indigenous populations It’s an extraordinary moment in public healthcare, as countries across the world react to the coronavirus pandemic. While governments and medical researchers work to decide how to respond, it’s already clear that vulnerable communities will be disproportionately affected […]
Dr. Redvers participated in the Indigenous Evaluation training conference held in the Canadian Northwest Territories recently. “As Indigenous peoples think and interpret the world in differing ways to non-Indigenous peoples, it is important that evaluation frameworks fit the experiences, histories, cultures and values of the community the work is being done in,” she said. “As […]
Our own Dr. Siobhan Wescott will be the keynote speaker at the 6th International Meeting on Indigenous Women’s Health, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M., Feb. 18-21, 2020. She will give a presentation entitled “The Status of Indigenous Women’s Health in the United States.” The conference’s broader theme is “Advancing and advocating for health in […]
Dr. Warne presented at the International Diabetes Federation 2019 Congress in Busan, Korea recently. Here he is pictured here with Dr. Louise Maple-Brown (left) from Australia and Dr. Treena Delormier from Canada. The symposium topic was Diabetes in Indigenous Populations.