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Dr. Warne meets with Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams and Governor Burgum

Categories: Faculty, In the News

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 […]

Prairie Pulse 1702: Dr. Donald Warne, Lake Detroiters

Categories: Faculty, In the News

In the link below, John Harris interviews Dr. Donald Warne, the Director of the Indians Into Medicine program at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He talks about the great things the program has accomplished since its inception in 1973 and what careers are available to students. Also, a story on the 75th […]

Watch as Dr. Don Warne talks with South Dakota Public Radio about health in the American Indian community on the program “On Call with the Prairie Doc”

Categories: COBRE, Faculty, In the News

Watch as Prairie Doc® host Richard P. Holm, MD, is joined by Donald Warne, associate dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Director of Indians into Medicine; and Director of Masters of Public Health Program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. The two discuss medical school efforts on the reservation, the […]

Prenatal program taking aim at Native American health disparities

Categories: Conferences, Faculty, In the News

FARGO ‒ Indigenous communities in five states are gathering in September to launch their individualized prenatal programs to help Native American women through pregnancy and motherhood. On Sept. 17, the five groups, along with the March of Dimes, University of North Dakota Indians into Medicine and the FM-AM Rotary Club, will gather in Fargo at […]

Social Determinants of American Indian Nutritional Health

Categories: Faculty, In the News

The American Indian (AI) population suffers from significant health disparities, including nutrition-related chronic diseases (diabetes, cancer, and heart disease). Several risk factors for disease and social determinants of health have unique histories in the AI population, including historical trauma, boarding schools, adverse childhood experiences, poverty, federal food programs, and food deserts. To effectively address these […]