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 […]
Check out Dan Gunderson’s great little MPR story on our new first-ever Ph.D. in Indigenous Health: First-of-its-kind university program to focus on indigenous health.
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 […]
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Watch INMED and Master of Public Health Program Director Dr. Don Warne talk American Indian health on local media recently.
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.
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.