Boosting the Ranks of American Indian and Alaska Native Physicians

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 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 […]

In the world of evidence-based health policy, who gets left behind?

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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 […]

Redvers at Indigenous Evaluation training conference

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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 […]

Wescott to speak at 6th International Meeting on Indigenous Women’s Health

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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 […]

UND to offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

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The State Board of Higher Education made history last week with a vote to approve the first doctoral program in Indigenous health. It’s not only the first such program at UND or in the state. It’s the first in the world. The Ph.D. degree will launch this summer, and prospective students are already inquiring about […]

Warne facilitates North Dakota Tribal Health meeting

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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.