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 […]

Warne speaks at Third Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

Categories: Conferences, Faculty

INMED Director Dr. Don Warne spoke recently at the Third Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference held in Wellington, New Zealand. The conference was sponsored by the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Here, Dr. Warne is pictured here with traditional Maori and Aboriginal leaders as well as Dr. Jeff Reading (far left), professor of Health […]

Dr. Warne speaks at Aspens Ideas Festival!

Categories: Faculty, INMED

Director of UND’s INMED and Master of Public Health programs, Dr. Don Warne, was at the Aspen Ideas Festival recently, where he discussed recruiting American Indian youth for health careers. Check out his comments here. Dr. Warne was also quote in an article in The Atlantic magazine!

Dr. Warne presents at American Indian/Alaska Native Injury and Violence Prevention conference

Categories: Faculty

UND’s director of INMED, Dr. Don Warne, presented at the 2019 American Indian/Alaska Native Injury and Violence Prevention conference, held on Wednesday July 24 in Denver, colo. His presentation title was “Impact of Unresolved Trauma on American Indian Health Equity.” Here, Dr. Warne is pictured here with Holly Billie, MPH, Injury Prevention Program Manager at the […]

Welcome to Dr. Nicole Redvers!

Categories: Faculty

Nicole Redvers, ND, MPHc, has joined the UND INMED team! Dr. Redvers was the first licensed practicing naturopathic doctor in North America who is Dene (a member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation Band). After growing up in Canada’s isolated north, she pursued an advanced Western medical education in the Canadian south and has had the […]