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American Indian

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, […]

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 […]