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 […]

Dr. Warne to be first speaker in UND’s Faculty Lecture Series 2019

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Donald Warne, director of the SMHS Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs, and associate dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, will be the lead speaker in UND’s 2019-20 Faculty Lecture Series. He will present “American Indian Health Equity: Trauma, Resilience, and Recovery,” and will be introduced by North Dakota First Lady Kathryn […]

INMED at the Planetary Health Alliance gathering

Categories: Faculty

Dr. Warne and Dr. Redvers presented at the Planetary Health Gathering in Pal Alto, California at Stanford University last week. The event was put on by the Planetary Health Alliance, based out of Harvard University. They were joined by Elders Rassi Nashalik (Inuit) and Be’sha Blondin (Dene) from the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation in Yellowknife, […]

Medical School in Seven Generations: An INMED student story

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I attend the University of North Dakota and my institution offers the Indians into Medicine (INMED) program. I am honored to be a student in this program. Every year this program offers seven Native American students seats in the incoming medical school class. This program has offered me numerous opportunities and provided me with fantastic friendships, leadership opportunities and […]

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 […]